Three men charged after extended follow through Melbourne’s southwest

Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged three men after an alleged extended follow through Melbourne’s southwest last night.

It is alleged a Canine unit spotted two motorcycles travelling at high speeds along the Princes Highway in Werribee just before 9pm.

With the assistance of Air Wing, the motorcycles were allegedly followed to a residential property in Altona Meadows where police attended and arrested the two riders.

Whilst at the property, a third man was allegedly observed by Air Wing attempting to conceal an item at the rear of the premises.

Officers located the item which allegedly contained 367 grams of what is believed to be heroin and arrested the man.

The three men were taken into custody whilst police executed a search warrant on the same residential address.

Police allegedly seized $2910 in cash, $4500 in counterfeit notes, an ASP baton, two Rolex watches and what is believed to be a small amount of steroids.

A 33-year-old Altona Meadows man was charged with a number of charges including traffic commercial quantity of heroin, possess steroids, possess proceeds of crime, and possess controlled weapon.

He will appear at the Werribee Magistrates’ Court today.

A 25-year-old Altona Meadows man and a 29-year-old Seabrook man were charged with dangerous driving whilst being pursued by police, unlicensed driving, and other speed related offences.

They were bailed to appear at the Werribee Magistrates’ Court on 7 October.

Anyone who witnessed the vehicles, has dashcam footage, CCTV or any other information that could assist police 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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