Four search warrants and two arrested following drug supply investigation, NSW

Two people have been arrested after police executed four search warrants across Sydney yesterday as part of an ongoing drug-supply investigation, NSW Police say.

Strike Force Clams was established by officers attached to Rosehill Local Area Command in April 2016 to investigate the supply of methylamphetamine in western Sydney.

Following inquiries, about 2pm today, Strike Force Clams detectives with the assistance of neighbouring commands, and officers from South West Region Enforcement Squads, executed a total of four search warrants at homes in Granville, Bonnyrigg Heights, Haymarket, and Wiley Park.

During the searches, police located and seized methylamphetamine, gamma butyrolactone (GBL), more than $12,000 cash, two eftpos machines / false ID’s, an air pistol, a taser, safes, alleged stolen property and other items consistent with the supply of prohibited drugs.

All items were secured for forensic analysis.

A 40-year-old man was arrested in Granville and taken to Parramatta Police Station. He was charged with supply prohibited drug – commercial quantity (x2), direct criminal group, organise drug premises, and deal in proceeds of crime.

The man was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court tomorrow.

A 33-year-old woman was arrested in Haymarket. She was taken to Day Street Police Station and charged with participate in criminal group, possess identity information, and conduct drug premises.

She was refused bail to appear at Central Local Court tomorrow.

Investigations by Strike Force Clams detectives are continuing and further arrests are expected.

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