Man charged after 1kg of meth found in car after crash

A man’s due to front court today after over a kilo of methamphetamine was found in a car, following a crash in Sydney.

The 38-year-old man was driving the vehicle in Stanmore when he crashed into a brick wall at an intersection just before 6.00am.

Police attended, and while conducting a search over the vehicle, allegedly located a 1.067kg package and two smaller packages containing meth.


$3860 cash was also found.

Police suspected the man may have been under the influence of drugs, so he was taken to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital to provide a blood and urine sample.

Investigators applied for a search warrant for the man’s home on Bayside Street, Lilyfield, during which they seized several packages believed to contain illicit drugs, as well as almost $45,000 cash, two samurai swords, a laptop and USB drives, and scales.

The man charged at Newtown Police Station with supplying a prohibited drug – large commercial quantity, supplying a prohibited drug – indictable quantity, and six counts of possessing a prohibited drug.

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today, via video link.