Young men behind bars, charged with running million-dollar meth ring in NSW

TWO young men have been arrested and charged, accused of running a million-dollar meth ring in Sydney.

Detectives pounced this week following a four-month investigation into the supply of drugs in the CBD.

Two men, aged 22 and 21, were arrested at a hotel on Pyrmont Street at Pyrmont around 1pm on Tuesday.


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A 19-year-old man and a 17-year-old teenager were arrested nearby a short time later.

The three men and teenage boy were taken to Surry Hills Police Station.

As part of the operation, officers then raided properties at Vaucluse, Surry Hills, Cabramattta, and Wakeley.

During the searches, police allegedly found one litre of liquid fantasy, two kilograms of crystal meth, a kilo of MDMA, and a stash of cocaine and heroin.

Police estimate the drugs had a combined street value of more than $1 million.

A replica gun, sawn-off rifle, ammo and NSW Police reflective jacket were also seized, as was a large amount of cash.

After suffering a “medical episode” at the police station, the 22-year-old man was taken to St Vincents Hospital where he remains under police guard.

The 21-year-old man and 19-year-old man have both been charged with multiple drug-related offences, including supplying a large commercial quantity of drugs.

They were both refused bail and due to appear before Central Local Court today.

The 17-year-old teenager was released without charge pending further inquiries.

Police say investigations are ongoing and further arrests are expected.

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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