Qld man charged over $300K cocaine haul in NSW

A QUEENSLAND man is among a group of people charged over a massive drug bust in NSW.

The 59-year-old was arrested after police allegedly pulled him over in Sydney on Monday afternoon and discovered nearly 1.1kg of cocaine, worth an estimated $330,000, as well as $10,000 cash.

A short time later, officers also arrested a 40-year-old man in St Marys as well as a 56-year-old man in Narrabeen.


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Raids were then carried out at homes in Austral and Narrabeen with a further $320,000 cash seized by officers, as well as mobile phones, replica pistols, prohibited drugs, steroids, and other electronic devices.

A 47-year-old man was also arrested during the search at Austral.

The Queensland man has since been charged with supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity), deal with property proceeds of crime and knowingly deal with proceeds of crime. He was refused bail to appear at Liverpool Local Court today.

The 56-year-old Narrabeen man was taken to Manly Police Station and charged with supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity), and knowingly deal with proceeds of crime. He was refused bail to appear at Manly Local Court today.

The 40-year-old St Clair man was taken to Penrith Police Station and charged with supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity). He was refused bail to appear at Penrith Local Court today.

The 47-year-old Austral man was taken to Liverpool Police Station and charged with two counts of possess unauthorised pistol. He was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Liverpool Local Court on 22 June.

Investigations by the State Crime Command’s Organised Crime Squad into the activities of an alleged criminal syndicate involved in the supply of prohibited drugs – mainly cocaine – across Sydney are continuing.

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