Source: State of Victoria Police
Wednesday, 18 November 2020 02:53
Clandestine Laboratory Squad detectives arrested two people this morning following the execution of five search warrants as part of a drug investigation.
The warrants were executed, with the assistance of Drug Taskforce detectives and specialist units at properties in:
• Turvell Place, Port Melbourne;
• Sugar Lane, Port Melbourne;
• Hope Street, Brunswick West;
• Larnoo Avenue, Brunswick West; and
• A storage facility in Salmon Street, Port Melbourne.
A 29-year-old Port Melbourne woman was arrested at the Turvell Place property and a 32-year-old Port Melbourne man was arrested in a nearby street.
Police located a number of kilograms of drugs, a substantial quantity of glassware and precursor chemicals consistent with the manufacture of illicit drugs and what is believed to be up to $13 million in cash at a property on Turville Place.
Detectives remain at each of the properties as part of the investigation.
The pair remain in police custody.
Leading Senior Constable Natalie Dean