A man has been charged with multiple drug offences after heroin worth an estimated potential street value of more than $45,000 was seized when a hotel room was searched in Sydney’s CBD yesterday.
About 11am (Thursday 4 June 2020), officers from the Target Action Group, Police Transport Command (North/Central), observed a suspected drug transaction between two men on Randle Street, Surry Hills.
A 62-year-old man was arrested and searched, with police allegedly locating heroin and $2517 cash in his possession.
The second man, aged 57, was issued a Court Attendance Notice for possess prohibited drug after police also allegedly located heroin in his possession.
Just after 8pm last night, a search warrant was executed at a hotel on George Street, Haymarket, with police locating and seizing heroin, Ice and $8757 cash within a hotel room.
The drugs have an estimated potential street value of $45,075.
The 62-year-old man was taken to Surry Hills Police Station where he was charged with deal with property proceeds of crime, supply prohibited drug and supply prohibited drug (indictable).
A revocation of parole warrant issued in February 2019 relating to drug supply offences was also executed.
He was also charged with a further 13 offences:
- Supply prohibited drug (indictable)
- Supply a prohibited drug (three counts)
- Supply prohibited drugs on an ongoing basis
- Supply prohibited drug – indictable quantity (five counts)
- Supply prohibited drug (three counts)
The Waterloo man was refused bail to appear at Central Local Court today (Friday 5 June 2020).