Police have arrested and charged several people following the closure of a joint operation targeting drugs and firearms.
Joint media releases
A man has been extradited from Western Australia as part of an ongoing multi-agency investigation into international drug trafficking by sea.
Australian and U.S.
WA Police Force’s Meth Enforcement Taskforce detectives seized over 8kg of Methylamphetamine and over $1.4m cash yesterday, Thursday 31 January 2019, as part of a
joint operation with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission targeting the distribution of illicit drugs.
A specialist multi-agency team has been formed to target the supply and distribution of methylamphetamine in South Australia and reduce the illegal drug’s significant and often tragic impact on the state’s community.
A ninth person has been arrested as part of an ongoing joint agency drug operation targeting the importation and trafficking of drugs into Melbourne.
Four men have been charged following a joint agency investigation into the importation of more than 150 kilograms of heroin into Sydney via air cargo from Malaysia.
Australian authorities have seized about 21kg of methamphetamine, arrested two men and summonsed a third in Perth during an investigation into a Western Australia-based drug trafficking syndicate.
Eight people were arrested in Melbourne over the past fortnight as part of a joint operation targeting an organised crime syndicate police will allege is responsible for the importation of over $20M worth of illicit drugs into Australia.
The Illicit Tobacco Taskforce (ITTF) has seized and destroyed eight acres of illegal tobacco crops and seedlings with a potential excise value of more than $9 million from a property near Araluen in New South Wales on Friday, 11 January 2019.