Croydon Divisional Tasking Unit have seized another large amount of 1-4 Butanediol, known as GHB, during a search of a premises in Hallam today (4 May) as part of an ongoing operation into the illegal importation of the drugs.
The total amount seized is alleged to be 85 kilograms and has an estimated street value of more than $850,000.
Forming part of Operations Cronus, Beaches and Leviathan, police attended several properties over the past week and arrested four people.
Police executed warrants at a residential address in Colorado Crescent, Rowville on 15 April, a warehouse in Wedgewood Road, Hallam on 23 April and at a property in Milroy Street, Seaford 28 April.
Police have since charged these four people with trafficking a large commercial quantity of GHB.
A 22-year-old man and a 50-year-old man, both from Rowville, were remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 9 July.
A 30-year-old woman and a 34-year-old man, both from Seaford, were remanded to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 29
Croydon Divisional Tasking unit arrested a 21-year-old Berwick man at a Homestead road address in Berwick early yesterday morning.
A warrant was later executed at a warehouse in Hallam at 1.30pm the same day where it is alleged 25 kg of GHB was seized.
The man has been charged with trafficking a large commercial quantity of a drug of dependence and has been remanded to the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today.
Sergeant Cameron Scott