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Ice task force: two arrested, third under police guard in hospital

Ice task force makes arrests, seizes 2 kilos of the drug in Campbelltown.

Two kilos of the drug ice were seized during a raid of homes in Campbelltown today.

A man and woman have been charged and another man is under police guard in hospital following an investigation into large scale ice supply in Macarthur and the South West Sydney region.

Detectives from the State Crime Command’s Drug Squad established Strike Force Golder in February 2016 to investigate the supply of ice (methylamphetamine) in the Macarthur region.

Following extensive investigations, a 38-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman were arrested by strike force detectives at a car park in Ambarvale this morning.

During a search of the pair, officers allegedly located and seized 2kg of ice.

The pair were taken to Campbelltown Police Station.

The 38-year-old man was charged with supplying a large commercial quantity of a prohibited drug and two counts of supplying a prohibited drug.

The 48-year-old woman was charged with supplying large commercial quantity of a prohibited drug.

Both were refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court tomorrow, Friday, July 15.

Ambarvale, Rosemeadow homes searched

Shortly after the arrests police officers executed three search warrants – two at homes in Ambarvale and one at a home in Rosemeadow – where they located and seized cash, ice’, and heroin.

Detectives also arrested a 37-year-old man at Liverpool Hospital, who was charged with two counts of supplying a large, commercial quantity of a prohibited drug.

He remains under police guard while being treated for an unrelated health condition, and is expected to have a bedside hearing tomorrow.

Inquiries are continuing.


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