Five arrests and uncovering a drug ring Sydney
A man was accused in drug offenses, including cocaine shipments. Police said, they would say in the court that the man took part in the supply of large amount of cocaine for commercial purposes several times between July and October this year. He was denied bail, and today he was to appear before the Fairfield Local Court. Around 1:15 PM on Wednesday, a third search warrant was executed together with South Australian police in a house in Greenacre. A 40-year-old woman was arrested and taken to police. The officers seized some drugs, allegedly cocaine and drug-related items.
An application for her extradition to South Australia will be filed with a local Bankstown court to indict the alleged distribution of cocaine. In South Australia, there were other arrests, such as a 39-year-old man from New South Wales, who was charged with seven worsened drug charges. It was alleged that he would appear before the court of Adelaide Magistrate, along with a 46-year-old man accused in four charges of drug trafficking. A 30-year-old man was charged on two counts of drug smuggling. He was released on bail and was due to appear on Adelaide Magistrate's Court on December 4.
SA chief police inspector Tony Cremeri said, that the criminals cannot use state borders without avoiding arrest.
The New South Wales State Police Organized Crime Unit commander, Acting Police Inspector Damien Bofils, said these arrests are a great example of how an interagency criminal response can be extremely working.