Drugs seized after truck intercept

Detectives from the Echo Taskforce have arrested two people and seized around 300kg of cannabis following a targeted vehicle intercept in Keilor Park this morning.

The semi-trailer was stopped by police on Cemetery Road and the driver, a 54-year-old Queensland man, was subsequently taken into custody.

A search of the vehicle was then conducted, with police locating a significant quantity of packaged drugs.

Police then conducted a search warrant at a property and van in Dallas, uncovering further drugs.

A 50-year-old Dallas man was also arrested at this address.

Today’s arrests and seizures form part of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking.

Both men will be interviewed this afternoon and are expected to be charged with a range of drug offences.

Anyone with information about drug activity is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report to www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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