Five men allegedly connected to 188 kilograms of cocaine seized by Australian authorities in 2019 have been arrested, with a sixth man to be served a court attendance notice after an extensive international multi-agency investigation.
Three Indian nationals have been arrested and charged by the AFP in Melbourne in relation to multiple alleged attempts to import border controlled substances into Australia.
Today the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) released the seventeenth edition of the Illicit Drug Data Report, which continues to provide an authoritative picture of illicit drugs in Australia.
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, South Australia Police, Western Australia Police
Another significant outcome under Operation Vitreus, with South Australia Police seizing 10 kilograms of methylamphetamine as a direct result of knowledge shared by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, via Western Australia Police.
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police
Three men have been arrested by the Victorian Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF), following an alleged attempt to import 17 kilograms of methamphetamine concealed within a consignment of door hinges.
Five Australians have been charged following a joint-agency investigation into an international drug importation syndicate.
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, New South Wales Police Force
A Sydney-based cocaine-supply syndicate has been dismantled following a joint-agency investigation into money laundering.
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, New South Wales Police Force
Police have seized 700kg of cocaine and arrested three men as part of a multi-agency investigation into international drug trafficking by sea.
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Victoria Police
Police and border protection agencies have seized approximately 300 kilograms of cocaine imported into Melbourne via air cargo in pallets of cocoa powder.
Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Western Australia Police
A record 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine has been seized on the west coast of Australia and eight men have been charged as a result of a complex, multi-agency investigation which traversed the country.