Police intercept meth bound for Exmouth

Staff reportersPilbara News
A bag of methamphetamine.
Camera IconA bag of methamphetamine. Credit: Getty Images/EyeEm

Two men, including an Exmouth resident, have been arrested after police seized a package containing methamphetamine bound for the town and more than $11,000 cash.

A package intended for an Exmouth address was intercepted by police on Wednesday as a result of ongoing inquiries and found to contain meth.

It led to a 27-year-old man from New South Wales being charged with drug possession with intent to sell or supply.

Yesterday West Pilbara Detectives, Exmouth police and Perth’s Organised Crime Squad also executed a search warrant at an Exmouth property where they allegedly found more than $11,000 hidden in the house, including cash in the roof space.

A 44-year-old Exmouth man has been charged with attempted drug possession with intent to sell or supply and possession of unlawfully obtained property.

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Both are due to appear in the Karratha Magistrate’s Court today.

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