Strike Force Coact Media Release
Joint investigations between the NSW Police Organised Crime Squad, Australian Federal Police and NSW Crime Commission has led to the seizure of 514kg of cocaine concealed within a consignment of steel boxes. The seizure has an estimated potential street value of nearly $155m.
After intercepting the consignment, Strike Force Coact detectives carried out a controlled delivery on Tuesday 18 May 2021 with two suspects arrested in Botany. One female suspect was charged with large commercial drug supply and use offensive weapon in company to prevent detention and the second male suspect was charged with large commercial drug supply.
A short time later another male suspect was arrested during a vehicle stop in Macquarie Fields and a search warrant carried out at his home at Minto. The man was charged with large commercial drug supply. Strike Force Coact investigations continue.