Australia Woman charged over drugs in chilli sauce
Man and woman found unconscious in car charged with drug trafficking
A man and woman have been charged with drug trafficking offences after they were found unconscious in a car south-west of Melbourne. Police were called to do a welfare check after the man and woman were found by a member of the public, passed out in a silver Commodore with the engine running, on Ranfurlie Avenue, Point Cook just after 6am yesterday.© Google Maps Police responded to a welfare check at a silver commodore parked on Ranfurlie Street, Point Cook when they allegedly found drugs and stolen goods in the car. Police searched the car and allegedly found 33 grams of methamphetamine, 233 grams of GHB, 1.
A Sydney woman has been charged over her role in the importation of the drug ice concealed in bottles of chilli sauce.
Australian Border Force officers on October 15 examined an air cargo consignment - declared to contain sriracha hot chilli sauce - after it was delivered to a Sydney freight depot.
It was found to contain 768 bottles of the sauce with testing returning a positive indicator for methylamphetamine, also known as the drug "ice".
A preliminary forensic analysis determined the bottles contained about 400kg of methylamphetamine with an estimated street value of more than $300 million.
Ecstasy in toy kit leads WA cops to record cryptocurrency seizure
The largest amount of cryptocurrency ever seized in Western Australia was discovered after drugs hidden in a toy kit sent from the UK led police to a couple in Perth's north.During screening of international mail, Australian Border Force officers found 27.5g of MDMA tablets and the same amount in MDMA powder concealed in a a kids' toy in a package from the UK destined for the Perth metropolitan area.
In a joint agency operation, four men were arrested and charged. They remain before the courts.
Following further investigations, detectives searched a unit at Merrylands, in Sydney's west, about 9am on Thursday.
They found $644,000 cash, two semi-automatic pistols, a .22 calibre shortened bolt action rifle, ammunition, 2kg of MDMA, 250g of cocaine, 340g of cannabis, mobile phones, SIM cards, drug paraphernalia and various documents. The estimated street value of the drugs seized was almost $200,000.
A 24-year-old woman was arrested at the property. Police allege the woman used fraudulent identification to set-up four businesses to assist with the importation of illicit drugs.
She was refused bail and appeared at Fairfield Local Court on Friday where she was refused bail. She will appear at Parramatta Local Court on January 30.
NSW man charged with DV offences, assault .
A 23-year-old man has been charged with a range of offences including allegedly assaulting a police officer in Sydney's east.The woman called police about 4pm on Monday to tell them a man known to her had entered her unit, assaulted and threatened her.
$200M Of Meth Found In Hot Sauce Bottles In Australia
The boxes — which were sent by freight from the United States to Sydney — were declared as containing bottles of the chilli sauce.
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