Accused drug dealer is arrested after he was allegedly caught importing $100 million worth of meth from Central America
- A 26-year-old man was arrested at a home in Sydney’s southwest on Thursday
- He allegedly imported meth inside large machinery from Central America
- Over 130 kilograms of meth were found and is worth nearly $100 million
A man has been arrested after he was caught allegedly importing almost $100 million worth of methylamphetamine from Central America into Sydney hidden inside machinery.
Australian Border Force officers discovered the drugs at a Sydney air freight depot in December 2019 acting on information provided by NSW Police.
The consignment was declared as being large machinery but was found to contain 130 kilograms of ice, detectives say.
A 26-year-old man was arrested for allegedly smuggling 130 kilograms of ice worth nearly $100 million
Police arrested a 26-year-old man at a Yagoona home in Sydney’s southwest on Thursday morning after searching the house and an industrial unit in nearby Condell Park.
Footage of the seized meth shows a huge amount of bags being wheeled along in a trolley before they were spread out on the floor to be counted.
Investigations are continuing.
The meth has allegedly smuggled from Central America to Sydney inside machinery