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.
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$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.