Police seize 1,4 bute in Northern suburbs

Detectives from Victoria Police Crime Command have seized almost two tonnes of a substance alleged to be 1,4 Butanediol as part of an ongoing investigation.

Police intercepted two vehicles in Reservoir yesterday (13 August) where a quantity of the alleged chemical was seized and two men were arrested.

Further warrants were executed today at commercial premises in Campbellfield and Altona where large quantities of the substance were located totalling almost two tonnes.

A 32-year-old Reservoir man and a 30-year-old Kew man have both been charged with attempt to traffick and possess a large commercial quantity of 1,4 Butanediol.

They will face Melbourne Magistrates’ Court shortly.

The investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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