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Police arrest 12 people over alleged drug supply in Lake Illawarra - Strike Force Worra

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 01:51:56 PM

Police have arrested eight men and four women today over alleged drug supply in the Lake Illawarra region.

Officers from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command and Wollongong Local Area Command formed Strike Force Worra to investigate the supply of illicit drugs.

As a result of ongoing inquiries, about 8.30am today (Wednesday 15 March 2017), officers from Lake Illawarra Local Area Command, assisted by neighbouring commands, executed eight search warrants across the Lake Illawarra at properties in Unanderra, Warrawong, Warilla, Corrimal, two at Port Kembla and two at Cringila.

During the searches, methamphetamine and heroin was located and seized.

In total, 12 people including eight men and four women were arrested. They have been taken to both Wollongong and Lake Illawarra Police Stations where they are currently assisting with inquiries.

Investigations by Strike Force Worra are continuing.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/ Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.