Police find $1m of ‘ice’ in man’s bag

A MOTORCYCLIST has been arrested after police allegedly found more than $1 million worth of crystal meth inside his backpack during a traffic stop in Melbourne’s southeast.

Police spotted the 26-year-old man about to get on a stolen BMW motorbike at Ashwood about 3am.

As officers approached the man, he allegedly bolted on foot and hurled a bag into a stranger’s yard.


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Police retrieved the bag, which allegedly contained more than 5kg of the drug ‘ice’ and over $3000 cash.

The man from Noble Park was arrested a short time later and taken to the local police station where he remains this afternoon, being questioned by detectives.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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