Police charge three men for alleged involvement in meth trafficking in WA

CHARGED: Three men have been charged in relation to an alleged drug trafficking scheme. Photo: WA Police.
CHARGED: Three men have been charged in relation to an alleged drug trafficking scheme. Photo: WA Police.

Detectives have charged three men for their alleged involvement in importing a large quantity of methylamphetamine into Western Australia with the intent to sell it.

On February 22, police intercepted a truck which had been driven from New South Wales to Gingin in WA.

A search warrant was executed on the truck, where about 11kg of methylamphetamine was located, and the 54-year-old male driver was subsequently arrested.

Upon a further search of the man's property, police discovered a further 7.5kg of methylamphetamine and about $50,000 in cash.

The 54-year-old man from Gingin will face two charges of possessing a trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine and one charge of money/property laundering.

He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on March 23.

On February 25, a 28-year-old man and a 26-yer-old-man were arrested after search warrants were executed at properties in Noranda and Morley.

In a vehicle parked at the Noranda property, police found $1.7million dollars in cash, and a further $348,000 was located inside the Morley property.

The 28-year-old man from Koondoola was charged with:

  • 1 x Attempt to Possess Prohibited Drugs with Intent to Sell or Supply
  • 1 x Laundering Property/Money from Proceeds of Major Offence

The 26-year-old man was charged with:

  • 1 x Attempt to Possess Prohibited Drugs with Intent to Sell or Supply
  • 2 x Laundering Property/Money from Proceeds of Major Offence

Both men are next due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on March 25.

This story Truck loaded with meth intercepted after crossing WA border first appeared on Mandurah Mail.