Cops find 3kg meth worth $1.2 million in car during traffic stop

A man has been arrested after police allegedly found more than one million dollars worth of methamphetamine in his car during a traffic stop.

Police said officers pulled over a Mitsubishi Outlander on Thomas Street in Haymarket around 4.30pm yesterday after spotting the driver talking on the mobile phone.

Police spoke to the 26-year-old male driver and developed cause to search the vehicle.


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During the search, police allege they located over 3kg of methamphetamine, with an estimated potential street value of $1.2 million.

Police allegedly found 3kg of methamphetamine worth $1.2 million in the man's car PHOTO: Supplied

Police allegedly found 3kg of methamphetamine worth $1.2 million in the man’s car PHOTO: Supplied

The man was arrested and taken to Day Street Police Station.

Following investigations, officers last night executed a search warrant at the man’s home on Burnett Street in Hornsby.

In the house, police allegedly located more methamphetamine and a large amount of fraud and identity theft material.

The 26-year-old man was subsequently charged with commercial drug supply, deal with proceeds of crime and traffic related offences.

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today.