NSW man charged after allegedly importing prescription meds

A MAN will face court today, charged with importing over 6000 prescription tablets from overseas.

The 47-year-old was arrested outside a post office in Nowra on the NSW South Coast yesterday morning.

Police will allege the man imported the restricted prescription meds into the country in two parcels.


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The man was taken to Nowra Police Station where he was charged with two counts of intentionally import prohibited tier 2 goods.

A search warrant was also executed at a home in Nowra where computers and documents were seized.

A number of tablets were also seized at the location and secured for forensic analysis.

The 47-year-old man was remanded in custody overnight and due to front Nowra Local Court today.

Investigations into the alleged importation are continuing.

If you have information for Police, please contact NSW Police on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day. 

You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

 

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