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Two men charged with commercial drug supply

Police have charged two men for commercial drug supply in Bankstown.

Strike Force Amphion was established in December 2017 by investigators from the Wetherill Park Region Enforcement Squad, to investigate the supply of methylamphetamine in Bankstown.

On Thursday 8 March 2018, police executed a search warrant at a unit in Strathfield.

An amount of drugs and a homemade electronic device were seized.

About 9.30am on Tuesday 13 March 2018, police executed search warrants at units in Guilford and Merrylands.

A 23-year-old man was arrested at Guilford and taken to Granville Police Station.

He was charged with supply prohibited drug greater than indictable quantity (x4), supply prohibited drug commercial quantity and organise drug premises.

The man was refused bail and will appear at Burwood Local Court on Friday 11 May 2018.

About 7.30am yesterday (Thursday 15 March 2018), police executed a search warrant at a unit in Bankstown.

Police located and seized an amount of drugs, a number of electronic devices and over $40,000 cash.

A 61-year-old man was arrested and taken to Bankstown Hospital before being taken to Bankstown Police Station.

He was charged with supply prohibited drug greater than indictable quantity (x4), supply prohibited drug commercial quantity, supply prohibited drug large commercial quantity, deal with proceeds of crime and goods in custody.

The man was refused bail and will appear at Burwood Local Court on Wednesday 9 May 2018.

Investigations are continuing, and further arrests are expected.

Police are urging anyone with information that may assist Strike Force Amphion investigators to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via Facebook and Twitter pages.

Source: NSW Police

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