ACT Policing have arrested a 59-year-old Canberra businessman from Griffith for drug offences yesterday (Wednesday, 6 July).
On July 6 ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations concluded a controlled operation on the importation of an illegal substance, in which police put in place a substitute material.
About 7pm yesterday members of the SRS Tactical Response team executed forced entry to a premises in Barrier Street, Fyshwick. A white paste substituted by police for a border controlled drug was found in an office at the premises. The man was arrested and taken to the ACT Watch House.
He is charged with attempt to posses marketable quantity of a border controlled drug. He will face the ACT Magistrates Court later today.