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.
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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.