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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

STATEWIDE: Drugs raids at multiple locations


Police arrested two people and seized drugs, firearms and cash on Thursday morning (Feb. 4) following the execution of several search warrants.

Detectives from the Echo Taskforce executed seven warrants at approximately.

Suburbs included Brunswick, Heidelberg West, Tolmie, Preston, Oakleigh and Melbourne West.

Six firearms were seized by police during the warrants, as well as a range of drugs including what is believed to be cocaine, amphetamine, cannabis and over 80 poppy plants.

A 33-year-old Brunswick man was arrested and was expected to be charged with drug related offences and dealing with the proceeds of crime.

A 63-year-old Tolmie man was arrested and was expected to be charged with drug and firearm related offences.

Anyone with information about drug activity is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report to www.crimestoppersvic.gov.au