Ferntree Gully intercept uncovers drugs and cash

Police from the Croydon Divisional Tasking Unit have uncovered drugs and cash following a routine intercept in Ferntree Gully last night.

The officers observed a motorbike without registration plates on the Burwood Highway about 11.40pm.

Officers intercepted the rider shortly later and a subsequent search of the rider uncovered drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Police searched the man’s Cockatoo home just before 4.30am this morning which revealed drugs, cash and other drug paraphernalia.

He has been charged with trafficking a commercial quantity of methylamphetamine, trafficking methylamphetamine, possessing methyl amphetamine, negligently dealing with proceeds of crime, dealing property suspected to be proceeds of crime, stating a false name when requested, committing an indictable offence whilst on bail and unlicensed driving.

The 34-year-old has been remanded in custody to appear at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today, Wednesday 17 March 2021.

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