30kg Of Meth Found In Van At Airport West

More than 30 kilograms of methylamphetamine and $1 million in cash was seized from a vehicle in Airport West on Thursday.

The search warrant was executed on the Toyota HiAce van after police received information that a suspicious vehicle was parked on El Reno Crescent.

Inside the van officers located a large purpose-built concealment in the rear tray.

A search of it located more than 30 kilograms of methylamphetamine, a commercial quantity of cocaine and more than $1.1 34 million in cash.

Detectives from the North West Metro Regional Crime Squad have launched an investigation and are making enquiries into the ownership of the vehicle.

No arrests have been made at this stage.

Anyone with information about the vehicle – which is white and had interstate registration plates affixed – is urged to come forward.

Anyone with information about suspicious activity or drug trafficking is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or file a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

Quotes attributable to North West Metro Regional Crime Squad Detective Acting Inspector Bradley Lawrence:

“Thursday’s seizure was incredibly significant.

“We can only imagine how much damage these drugs would have caused if they hit the streets.

“We’ll now work to identify those involved and hold them accountable.”

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