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Crime Stoppers

Methamphetamine Seized - Darwin

Thursday 08-Jun-2017 15:20

A man will appear in Darwin Local Court today following a seizure of methamphetamine in Darwin.

Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Stringer said on Tuesday 6 June, members from Joint Taskforce Nemesis seized two parcel packages containing a total of 300grams of methamphetamine.

“Yesterday, a search warrant was conducted at a residence in Ludmilla. A further 19 grams of MDMA was located along with a quantity of steroids and a small quantity of cocaine,” Detective Senior Sergeant Stringer said.

A 32-year-old man was arrested and charged with supply a commercial quantity of a Schedule One drug (x2) and possess a Schedule Two drug.

The drugs have a potential street value of up to $300,000.

This is the second significant seizure of methamphetamine in Darwin in five days.

“The effects of this horrible drug are well-known and its importation and manufacture in the Territory is a high priority for law enforcement agencies. We will continue to work together to target and prosecute those who traffick methamphetamine into our community,” Detective Senior Sergeant Stringer said.

If you have any information on the sale or distribution of illicit substances in the Territory, contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.