Police lay charges after more than $180,000 cash, 1kg of ‘ice’ found in eskies at Campbelltown

PLEASE NOTE: Images of the seized items will be available on the NSW Police Force social media pages.

A man will face court today (Saturday 24 July 2021) charged after police found nearly $200,000 cash and more than 1kg of methamphetamine in separate eskies during a search in Sydney’s south-west yesterday (Friday 23 July 2021).

Following inquiries, officers stopped a 47-year-old man driving a van on Moore Oxley Bypass, Campbelltown, about 8.20am (Friday 23 July 2021).

Shortly after, police executed a search warrant at a unit on Tyler Street, Campbelltown, where they seized three modified plastic eskies which allegedly contained more than $184,000 cash, 1kg of methylamphetamine and other items.

It was also established that in January of this year he had placed a tracking device on a woman known to him without her knowledge.

The man was arrested and taken to Campbelltown Police Station, where he was charged with:

• install/use tracking device to find person no consent

• stalk/intimidate intend fear physical etc harm (personal)

• supply prohibited drug greater than large commercial quantity

• knowingly deal with proceeds of crime

• possess prohibited drug, and

• possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today (Saturday 24 July 2021).

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