Detectives from Redfern Region Enforcement Squad (RES) have charged two women over their roles in an alleged “Dial-a-Dealer” syndicate.
In September 2017, detectives from Redfern RES established Strike Force Northrop to investigate and target the ongoing supply of cocaine within the Central Metropolitan Region.
In May 2019, strike force detectives arrested and charged 55 people during a targeted proactive operation into “Dial-a-Dealer” services operating throughout Sydney’s CBD and Eastern Suburbs.
During the operation, officers received information about the activities of a sophisticated organised criminal network involved in facilitating and directing the supply of prohibited drugs through a “Dial-a-Dealer” service.
Following extensive investigations, strike force detectives, with assistance from the Public Order and Riot Squad (PORS), Operation ODIN and the Dog Unit, executed seven search warrants at homes in Bankstown, Croydon Park, Yagoona, Potts Hill and Condell Park on Monday (4 November 2019).
Four men – two aged 28 and two aged 29 – were charged during the operation and remain before the courts.
Following further investigations, officers arrested a 27-year-old woman at a unit in Fairfield, and a 24-year-old woman at a home in Green Valley, just before 11am yesterday (Tuesday 5 November 2019).
The 27-year-old woman was taken to Fairfield Police Station where she was charged with participate in criminal group contribute criminal activity, take part supply prohibited drug (commercial quantity), supply prohibited drug, three counts of supply prohibited drugs on an ongoing basis, and found on/entering/leaving drug premises.
She was refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today (Wednesday 6 November 2019).
The 24-year-old woman was taken to Liverpool Police Station, where she was charged with participate in criminal group contribute criminal activity, three counts of supply prohibited drugs on an ongoing basis, supply prohibited drug, supply prohibited drug (commercial quantity), and found on/entering/leaving drug premises.
She was refused bail to appear at Liverpool Local Court today (Wednesday 6 November 2019).
Police will allege in court that the women were involved in the supply of prohibited drugs across Sydney between July and November 2019.
Investigations under Strike Force Northrop are continuing.
Anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Northrop detectives is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.