Another drug seizure for Crime Gangs Task Force

Two men have been arrested and police have made a significant drug seizure following a search at Morphett Vale last night.

Just after 6pm Thursday 14 January following an investigation, officers from Crime Gangs Task Force along with STAR Group and PD Indi from the Dog Operations Unit, attended and searched an industrial premises in Morphett Vale.

As a result of the search police located approximately six (6) kilograms of methamphetamine, one (1) kilogram of cocaine, 150 ecstasy tablets, a pill press and $26,000 in cash. Two men at the premises were arrested and have been charged with traffic in controlled drug and two counts of traffic in a commercial quantity of controlled drug.

The men were refused bail and will appear in the Christies Beach Magistrates Court today.

Detective Superintendent Stephen Taylor, Officer in Charge Serious and Organised Crime Branch said; “This is another great result for the Serious and Organised Crime Branch and the South Australian community in taking these life changing drugs out of circulation. Life will also significantly change for the two men charged with these serious drug offences – It is quite simply not worth the risk.”

Anyone with information about the sale, possession or distribution or illicit substances is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperssa.com – you can remain anonymous.

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