Drugs and cash seized in Newborough

Moe police have seized methylamphetamine, heroin, GHB and cash after executing a warrant at a house in Newborough earlier today.

The warrant came about after an investigation into substances, alleged to be methylamphetamine, were located in packages by Australia Post.

Police carried out the search warrant on the property on Torres Street as part of the investigation about 9.30am.

A man and a woman were found inside the property and police located a quantity of what is alleged to be methamphetamine, heroin, gamma hydroxy butanol, prescription medication and approximately $14,000 in cash.

A 32-year-old man was charged with trafficking drugs of dependence, possessing drugs of dependence, possessing property being proceeds of crime and bail offences.

He has been remanded in custody to appear at the Latrobe Magistrates’ Court on 3 August.

A 30-year-old woman was released pending further enquiries.

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