Police charge three men after drugs and cash seized

Three men have been arrested an following an investigation into the supply of illicit drugs on Sydney’s North Shore.

Strike Force Callide was established in August 2020, by detectives attached to North Shore Police Area Command to investigate heroin and ice supply.

As part of ongoing investigations, detectives – assisted by officers from Northern Beaches and Ryde commands as well as Northern Region – executed warrants at six properties in Wollstonecraft, Epping and Kempsey from about 7.20am today (Wednesday 7 October 2020), and seized prohibited drugs and cash.

During a search of four units on Milner Crescent, Wollstonecraft, police seized prohibited drugs including cannabis.

Officers also allegedly seized drug supply paraphernalia for further forensic examination.

Two men, aged 40 and 49, were arrested at the scene and taken to Chatswood Police Station.

About 8.50am this morning (Wednesday 7 October 2020), a search was also conducted at a property in Seven Street, Epping.

Third man, aged 49, was arrested by detectives at a property on Barton Rd, Artarmon about 10am.

He was also taken to Chatswood Police Station where he is expected to be charged later today.

As part of the operation, officers attached to Northern Region also executed a search at a property on Middleton Street, Kempsey, seizing cash.

Investigations as part of Strike Force Callide are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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