A 27-year-old Latham man has been charged with several drug offences following the execution of a search warrant at his home yesterday (Monday, May 20).
Around 3.20pm ACT Policing’s Criminal Investigations detectives executed a Drug of Dependence Act search warrant at the house in Latham.
During the search detectives seized approximately 1.5 kilograms and 250 gel caps of a white powder suspected to be MDMA, 120 grams of a substance suspected to be methylamphetamine, several items of drug paraphernalia and other items relating to the sale and supply of illicit drugs.
Detectives also seized a manual pill press, the first seizure of a pill press by ACT Policing in more than a decade, and three vehicles valued at approximately $100 000 suspected to be used in the sale of illicit drugs.
The drugs have an estimated street value of over $150 000 making it one of the largest single seizures of MDMA in the ACT.
The man was taken to the ACT Watch House where he was charged with several drug related offences.
He is expected to face the ACT Magistrates Court later today.
[Courtesy ACT Policing]