Police seize drugs worth up to $1 million in Sydney's inner west

Published: 13 September 2017


Police have seized drugs with a potential street value of up to $1 million, during an operation at Pyrmont yesterday.

Two men aged 22 and 21 were arrested at a hotel in Pyrmont Street, shortly before a 19-year-old man and 17-year-old teenager were arrested nearby. 

The group was taken to Surry Hills Police station.

The 22-year-old man was later taken to St Vincent’s Hospital, and remains under police guard.

During the investigation a larger syndicate was identified, resulting in police executing search warrants on properties in Vaucluse, Surry Hills, Cabramatta and Wakeley.

A large number of items were seized including a replica firearm, a NSW Police reflective jacket, more than a kilo of MDMA, two kilos of methylamphetamine, one litre of GHB, cocaine, heroin, a sawn-off rifle, ammunition and cash.

The 21-year-old and 19-year-old males have both been charged with supply large commercial quantity of drug, and other drug-related offences.

They were both refused bail and appeared in Central Local Court today.

The 17-year-old teenager has been released without charge pending further enquiries.

Inquiries are continuing and police expect to make more arrests.