Man arrested over interstate drug trafficking, SA

A Western Australian man was arrested yesterday during an operation targeting interstate drug trafficking, according to SA Police.

In September, police from the Heavy Vehicle Enforcement Section uncovered a plan to smuggle 4.5 kilograms of cannabis and 28 grams of methamphetamine via an interstate transport company. The drugs were seized and an investigation was launched.

As a result, police yesterday arrested a 46-year-old man from Kununurra, Western Australia at Wingfield and charged him with trafficking in a large commercial quantity of a controlled drug (cannabis) and a trafficable quantity of a controlled drug (amphetamine). He was refused police bail and will appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on Monday, 21 November.

Seized drugs

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