Thursday, 09 December 2021 07:05:02 AM
Theft and Severe Crime Squad detectives have charged a person after prohibited medication and a firearm have been seized throughout a car cease and search warrant in Sydney yesterday.
As a part of investigations below Strike Drive Cain, officers tried to cease a silver Toyota Camry in Laycock Avenue, Impartial Bay, about 2.50pm (Wednesday eight December 2021).
It’s alleged the motive force did not cease and struck a police car, earlier than fleeing the realm.
About 3.15pm, the automotive was stopped by police whereas travelling westbound on the Anzac Bridge at Pyrmont.
Throughout a subsequent search of the car, detectives situated and seized an quantity of cocaine.
The driving force and sole occupant – a 28-year-old man – was arrested and brought to Newtown Police Station.
Concurrently, strike pressure detectives – assisted by Raptor Squad and South West Metropolitan Area Enforcement Squad (RES) – executed a search warrant at a house at Casula.
Through the search, officers seized a revolver, ammunition, greater than 965g of cocaine, and greater than $290,000 money.
All objects seized throughout the operation will bear forensic examination.
The person was charged with use offensive weapon to stop lawful detention, provide prohibited drug (industrial amount), possess prohibited drug, knowingly cope with proceeds of crime, possess unregistered firearm, and possess ammunition with out holding a licence.
He was refused bail and is because of seem at Newtown Native Court docket right now (Thursday 9 December 2021).
Strike Drive Cain is a unbroken investigation into drug provide, arising out of the alleged kidnapping of a person on Sydney’s Decrease North Shore in April 2021.