ACT Policing has arrested and charged a 50 year-old man following the execution of a number of Drugs of Dependence Act search warrants yesterday afternoon (Friday, April 26).
At approximately 2.15pm police intercepted a vehicle on Coppins Crossing bridge in the ACT. A search was undertaken and police located and seized a small amount of heroin along with approximately $6500 cash.
Later that afternoon members of ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations team executed a further search warrant on a house in Flynn at around 5.15pm. A search of the premises located a quantity of heroin along with approximately $30 000 cash. A the completion of the search warrant a 50 year-old-man was taken into custody.
Police also executed another two search warrants on premises in Dunlop and Florey where other evidentiary material was seized.
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Police estimate that the heroin seized during the search warrants has a potential street value of approximately $80 000.
The alleged offender was conveyed to the ACT Watch House and charged with drug trafficking. He will face the ACT Magistrates Court today where police will be opposing bail.