NSW police seize more than $1.5 million worth of prohibited drugs following search warrants across Central Coast and Sydney

NSW Police have seized more than $1.5 million worth of prohibited drugs and made a number of arrests after a string of search warrants across the state’s Central Coast and Sydney, yesterday afternoon, NSW Police say.

Strike Force Bamberry, comprising officers from Brisbane Water Local Area Command, was established in December 2015 to investigate the manufacture and distribution of prohibited drugs across the Central Coast.

After ongoing investigations Strike Force Detectives yesterday today, executed a number of search warrants on the Central Coast as well as properties in western Sydney and the North Shore, where they seized a large quantity of prohibited drugs with an estimated potential street value of more than $1.5 million.

The operation involved Brisbane Water Police and other Northern Region General Duties officers, with assistance from the Tactical Operations Unit, Operations Support Group, Dog Unit, PolAir and Gordon Region Enforcement Squad.

A number of arrests were made during the operation, some of whom will be appearing before Gosford Local Court today tomorrow.

Nil further specific information will be released on the operation until later this morning.