Two men have been charged with supplying a large commercial quantity of methylamphetamine (ICE) after police allegedly found half-a-kilo of the dangerous drug in their car in Sydney’s north-west.
In June this year, officers attached to the Central Hunter Local Area Command formed Strike Force Weonga to investigate the supply of prohibited drugs in the NSW Hunter region.
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Shortly before 12.30am on Saturday, strike force officers stopped a Mitsubishi Lancer in Church Street at Ryde.
The 31-year-old male driver and his 29-year-old male passenger were both arrested and the vehicle was searched at which time police allegedly found more than 500 grams of ICE.
Both men were taken to Ryde Police Station where they were later charged with supply large commercial quantity of methylamphetamine.
The older man was also charged with possess prohibited drug.
Both were refused bail to appear in Parramatta Bail Court yesterday afternoon.