Two people have been charged over the alleged importation and supply of prohibited drugs in Sydney’s north-west, NSW Police say.
Strike Force Kirkby was established by detectives from Hawkesbury Local Area Command in December 2016 to investigate the importation of prohibited drugs.
It’s alleged the drugs were sent via international post to various addresses in North Richmond, Kellyville, Rouse Hill and Wilberforce.
It’s further alleged the drugs were then supplied throughout Sydney.
Following an extensive investigation, strike force detectives arrested a 23-year-old man on Mileham Street at South Windsor about 5.30am yesterday.
Following his arrest, detectives executed a search warrant at a home on Hawkins Place at Wilberforce.
Police located and seized an amount of prohibited drugs, including cocaine, along with drug paraphernalia.
The man was taken to Windsor Police Station where he was charged with the following offences:
– Importing a marketable quantity of border controlled drugs (nine counts);
– Importing a border controlled drug;
– Supply prohibited drug on ongoing basis (two counts);
– Supply prohibited drug (eight counts); and
– Possess prohibited drug (two counts).
He was bail refused to appear at Penrith Local Court today.
A 21-year-old woman was arrested at a home in South Windsor about 6.30am yesterday and taken to Windsor Police Station where she was charged with five counts of supply prohibited drug, along with supply prohibited drug on an ongoing basis.
She was given bail to appear at Windsor Local Court on Friday 11 August 2017.
Inquiries by Strike Force Kirkby detectives continue.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.