Police Charge Man After Search Warrant In Yarrawonga

Cobram Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man and seized drugs, cash, weapons and fireworks in Yarrawonga.

Yarrawonga officers with the assistance of Cobram Crime Investigation Unit detectives attended a property on McLean Street on April 11 about 2.15pm.

Detectives allegedly seized a commercial quantity of methylamphetamine.

Police also allegedly seized a trafficable quantity of cocaine, heroin and cannabis as well as various prescription medication, three tasers, a box of fireworks and more than $15,000 cash.

A 53-year-old Yarrawonga man was arrested at the scene and has been charged with traffic commercial quantity of methylamphetamine as well as drug possession, weapons and fireworks offences.

He has been remanded to appear at Wangaratta Magistrates’ Court on 1 August.

Quotes attributable to Detective Senior Constable Amy McColl;

“This arrest has seriously impacted and disrupted local drug activity which is a significant win for the community.”

“Search warrants like these often come as a result of members of the public seeing something suspicious and reporting criminal activity. Our investigators are grateful to the community who are our eyes and ears on the ground keeping us informed on the safety of their neighbourhood.”

Anyone who has further information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au

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