NSW man charged after 1kg of ‘ICE’ seized during vehicle stop

A man has been charged after a commercial quantity of methylamphetamine was seized during a vehicle stop on the state’s North Coast this morning, NSW Police say.

About 3am today, police stopped a vehicle on the Pacific Highway near North Boambee Road, Coffs Harbour.

Police spoke to and searched the driver, a 53-year-old Cabramatta man, and his passenger, a 46-year-old man, before conducting a search of the vehicle.

During the search police allegedly seized one kilogram of methylamphetamine, an ice pipe and cash. The drugs have an estimated potential street value of $1 million.

The vehicle was also seized for further forensic examination.

The man was arrested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station where he was charged with supply prohibited drug – large commercial quantity, deal with property suspected proceeds of crime and possess prohibited drug.

He was bail refused to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court today.