Police find $1 million worth of cocaine, MDMA hidden in car

POLICE have allegedly found $1 million worth of cocaine and MDMA hidden in a car on the NSW Central Coast.

The bust formed part of Strike Force Gilbulla, established in 2017 to investigate the importation and supply of methylamphetamine.

Following extensive investigations, a 33-year-old man was arrested in a carpark on Wyong Road at Tuggerah shortly before 1pm on Tuesday.


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While searching the man’s vehicle, officers allegedly found 1kg of cocaine, 4kg of MDMA and $100,000 hidden under a secret floor.

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The MDMA has an estimated potential street value of $720,000 million, while the cocaine is believed to be worth $300,000.

About 45 minutes later, a 43-year-old man was arrested at a home on Homer Street in Earlwood.

He was charged with two counts of supplying a prohibited drug (large commercial quantity), four counts of supplying a prohibited drug (indictable quantity), and take part in the supply of prohibited drug.

The Wamberal man was charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity), supply prohibited drugs (indictable quantity), and knowingly deal with proceeds of crime.

Both men were remanded in custody and due to appear in separate courts today.

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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