A MAN has been arrested and charged with exposing children to a meth house after a protracted police investigation culminated in a series of raids across Sydney’s south-west.
Officers from Wetherill Park Region Enforcement Squad have been investigating the supply of illicit drugs throughout the Campbelltown area since the beginning of the year as part of Strike Force Turnover.
Strike Force detectives yesterday afternoon executed two search warrants at a home in Ruse and at a business in Campbelltown where they seized cash and power tools, suspected of being stolen.
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The warrants followed the earlier arrest of a 42-year-old man during a vehicle stop. Police will allege that they located a quantity of methylamphetamine and cash during a search of the man’s car.
During the operation, police identified that two children were exposed to the supply of prohibited drugs.
The man was arrested and charged with supply drugs on an ongoing basis, three counts of supply prohibited drug, receive property suspected of being stolen, two counts of deal in property suspected as being proceeds of crime and conduct drug premises – expose child.
He was refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court today.