A man wanted over the supply of 15kg of illicit drugs will appear in court today charged with eight drug offenses as part of a joint investigation.
The NSW Police Force’s Organised Crime Squad, the NSW Crime Commission, and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission established Strike Force Georgeson to conduct a joint investigation into the importation and supply of cocaine.
As part of their inquiries, strike force investigators arrested and charged a 32-year-old man in April last year. He remains before the courts.
Shortly after the arrest, investigators executed a search warrant at a home at North Rocks, where they seized $18,400 cash and encrypted mobile phones.
A second search warrant was executed at a home at Riverstone, where investigators seized $210,000 cash, which was located on the roof, and 3kg of methylamphetamine (ice), 1kg of cocaine, and 500g of heroin, which were located in a vehicle.
Following extensive inquiries in NSW and interstate, detectives arrested a 33-year-old man on Rees Street, Mays Hill, just after 10.30am yesterday (Thursday 25 July 2019).
He was taken to Granville Police Station and charged with the outstanding warrant for two counts of supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity), supply prohibited drug (commercial quantity), supply prohibited drug (indictable quantity), supply prohibited drug (small quantity), possess anabolic or androgenic steroidal agent, and two counts of knowingly deal with proceeds of crime,
Police will allege in court that the man was involved in the supply of 12kg of cocaine and 3kg of methylamphetamine.
The man has been refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today (Friday 26 July 2019).
Joint investigations under Strike Force Georgeson are ongoing.
Anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Georgeson investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.