Police charge four with drug trafficking after warrants

Police have charged four people with drug trafficking offences following the execution of a number of search warrants yesterday.

Officers from Melbourne Divisional Response Unit executed the warrants in Richmond, Collingwood and Footscray as part of an investigation into heroin trafficking in the local area.

Police seized a quantity of drugs as well as clothing and cash which is alleged to be proceeds of crime.

A 37-year-old Richmond man was charged with traffick heroin and possess heroin.

He was remanded to face the Neighbourhood Justice Centre on 31 March 2021.

A 63-year-old Collingwood man was charged with two counts of traffick heroin, two counts of possess heroin and deal property suspected to be proceeds of crime.

He was remanded in custody to appear before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 3 March 2021.

A 44-year-old Footscray man charged with three counts of traffick heroin and three counts of possess heroin.

He was remanded to appear before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 16 March 2021.

A 41-year-old St Albans man was charged with traffick heroin and possess heroin as well as bail offences.

He was remanded to appear before the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on 16 March 2021.

/Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here.