Criminal Groups Squad detectives charge two people under Strike Force Wessex

Criminal Groups Squad detectives have charged two people as part of an investigation into an organised criminal network under Strike Force Wessex.

Strike Force Wessex was established by State Crime Command’s Criminal Groups Squad in April 2023 to investigate alleged criminal groups involved in drug supply using drug run or ‘dial-a-dealer’ phones across Sydney.

Following extensive inquiries strike force detectives with assistance from State Crime Command’s Raptor Squad executed a search warrant at a Merrylands home at 8am today (Thursday 9 May 2024).

Two people, a 26-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman, were arrested at the home and taken to Granville Police Station.

The 28-year-old woman was charged with breach of bail and refused bail to appear in Parramatta Local Court today.

The 26-year-old man was charged with drive while licence application refused and granted conditional bail to appear before the same court on Thursday 30 May 2024.

Investigations under Strike Force Wessex continue.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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