Two men have been charged after police seized 4kg of MDMA, 1kg of cocaine and $100,000 cash in a hidden compartment in a vehicle on the Central Coast.
In September 2017, detectives from the State Crime Command’s Organised Crime Squad established Strike Force Gilbulla to investigate the importation and supply of methylamphetamine.
During the investigation so far, police have seized 16kg of ‘ice’, $300,000 cash, a conductive electric device, documentation, and other items relevant to the investigation.
A 42-year-old man was charged in August 2018 and remains before the courts.
Following further investigations, a 33-year-old Wamberal man was arrested at a carpark on Wyong Road, Tuggerah, about 12.45pm yesterday (Tuesday 4 June 2019).
During a search of his vehicle, officers located 1kg of cocaine, 4kg of MDMA and $100,000 in a hidden compartment.
The MDMA has an estimated potential street value of $720,000, while the cocaine has an estimated potential street value of $300,000.
About 1.30pm the same day, a 43-year-old Beacon Hill man was arrested at a home on Homer Street, Earlwood.
The Beacon Hill man was charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity), four counts of supply prohibited drug (indictable quantity), and take part in the supply of prohibited drug (large commercial quantity).
He was refused bail to appear at Burwood Local Court today (Wednesday 5 June 2019).
The Wamberal man was charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity), supply prohibited drugs (indictable quantity), and knowingly deal with proceeds of crime.
He was refused bail to appear at Wyong Local Court today.
Investigations are continuing.