A WOMAN has been charged with importing almost $2 million worth of ice into Australia, hidden in a ceramic vase.
Border Force officers allegedly uncovered 2.52kg of the drug concealed within a parcel sent from the USA on April 30.
Following investigations, the 40-year-old woman was arrested over the $1.9 million haul in Kingsford on Tuesday.
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The woman was taken to the local police station where she was formally charged with importing a commercial quantity of a border-controlled drug.
Following her arrest, police executed a search warrant at a home in Kingsford where they seized $300,000 cash, electronic storage devices, and documentation.
The woman was remanded in custody overnight and was to appear in Waverley Local Court on Wednesday.
A woman faced court today after being charged by NSW Police Force over the importation of $1.9 million of ice, which was detected by Australian Border Force officers in an air cargo consignment from the USA. https://t.co/EPs2PT4Ukl pic.twitter.com/YAwaiDYknH
— NSW Police Force (@nswpolice) May 22, 2019