Police find $1m of ‘ice’ in man’s bag

A MOTORCYCLIST has been arrested after police allegedly found more than $1 million worth of crystal meth inside his backpack during a traffic stop in Melbourne’s southeast.

Police spotted the 26-year-old man about to get on a stolen BMW motorbike at Ashwood about 3am.

As officers approached the man, he allegedly bolted on foot and hurled a bag into a stranger’s yard.


Police retrieved the bag, which allegedly contained more than 5kg of the drug ‘ice’ and over $3000 cash.

The man from Noble Park was arrested a short time later and taken to the local police station where he remains this afternoon, being questioned by detectives.