Drugs seized following six search warrants - SF Vellum

Thursday, 23 March 2017 05:42:12 PM

Police have executed six search warrants and arrested two men across Sydney and the Central Coast as a part of Strike Force Vellum.

Strike Force Vellum was established by North West Metropolitan, Regional Enforcement Squad with the assistance of the State Crime Command, Fraud & Cybercrime Squad to investigate the supply of drugs via the internet and postal network.

On Thursday 16 March 2017, officers executed three search warrants at an office on High Street, Penrith, a unit on Belmore Street, North Parramatta and a house on Barnea Avenue, Caddens.

While searching the office in Penrith, police allegedly located 730 grams of MDMA, 860 grams of cocaine, 83 grams of amphetamine, 24 grams of ‘ice’ and 3000 valium tablets. The estimated street value of these drugs is over $690,000.

A 26-year-old man was arrested and taken to Penrith Police Station.

He was charged with 39 separate offences including two counts of supply prohibited drug - commercial and supply prohibited drug - on going basis.

The man was refused bail and will appear at Penrith Local Court on Friday 12 May 2017.

Today (Thursday 23 March 2017), officers executed three search warrants at Lake Munmorah, Mannering Park and Wyongah on the NSW Central Coast.

Police arrested a 33 year-old man at a house in Lake Munmorah and he was taken to Wyong Police Station.

He was charged with one count of on-going supply of prohibited drugs and six counts of supply of prohibited drugs and bail refused to appear before Wyong Local Court tomorrow (Friday 24 March 2017).

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.