The Drug Enforcement Agency has seized $1 million worth, including “a large amount of fentanyl,” from a home in Melbourne’s north-west.
The seizure came as police searched for a man wanted for questioning over an alleged drug deal at a Melbourne cafe.
A drug lab was also discovered at the home.
Police arrested the man on Tuesday and he has been charged with possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply, possession of controlled drugs with intent, and possession of cannabis.
The man is expected to appear in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Wednesday.
“This is a significant and significant amount of property,” Acting Assistant Commissioner Mark Wrenn said.
“In recent years, the number of illicit drug seizures in Victoria has increased significantly and we’re continuing to target those responsible.” “
The seizure comes as Victoria police are investigating an alleged deal between two Melbourne nightclub patrons. “
In recent years, the number of illicit drug seizures in Victoria has increased significantly and we’re continuing to target those responsible.”
The seizure comes as Victoria police are investigating an alleged deal between two Melbourne nightclub patrons.
Police said the man had allegedly paid $500 for a “large quantity” of fentanyl and was making “many arrangements” to buy heroin and ecstasy from a friend.
The ABC understands the man is believed to have been involved in a methamphetamine bust in the city.
He was arrested at his home on Tuesday.
Drug raids in Victoria and NSW In the state of New South Wales, police raided the home of a man and a woman on Wednesday morning and seized about $5,000 in cash.
The investigation is ongoing and the man and woman were taken into custody and face police inquiries.
The Victorian Police Commissioner said there were “significant seizures” in the Victorian capital city and there was “a high-risk element in this particular case”.
“This particular case is of a large scale and it has significant impact on our policing and our resources,” Acting Commissioner Ken Laidlaw said.
Police in Victoria said the seizure of drugs was a significant development.
“We’re pleased to confirm today that a large amount has been seized in the past 24 hours in Melbourne, with many other drugs also being seized,” a statement from Victoria Police said.
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