"A large one has not been found of this nature since 2002. Massive $400Million drug bust in Sydney. Over the two days, 14 offenders were arrested, and more than 13,000 plants were seized with an estimated street value of over $40 million. It's also the biggest heroin bust in eight years, involving 168kg of the drug and taking almost one and a half weeks to uncover. Three St George men have been charged and half a tonne of methylamphetamine worth nearly $400 million has been seized, after a joint investigation uncovered a major drug syndicate operating in NSW. ... operation led by police from Strike Force Fergerson netted the haul of 80 per cent pure ice with a street value of $400 million at the Sydney … At a value of $400 million, the drug bust remains one of the biggest in Australian history, marking the end of Reaves' life as one of the world's most prolific drug smugglers Officers also seized two firearms, almost 4kg of cocaine and nearly $550,000 cash. The drugs, with an estimated street value more than $400 million, were seized last month after Australian Border Force officers targeted and examined a container from Singapore. After the container was deconstructed, ABF found a total of 585kg of methylamphetamine, which has an estimated potential street value of more than $438 million. Commander Stewart said the AFP was working with partner agencies in Malaysia to see if there would be any more arrests. The busts are part of Strike Force Rohini, set up to investigate the supply of prohibited drugs across the Sydney Metropolitan area and surrounding suburbs. It is worth nearly $400 million and included more than 27 million … Four men – aged 18, 20, 21 and 22 – were arrested and taken to Surry Hills Police Station and charged with multiple drug-related charges. An AFP and NSW police investigation has led to the seizure of methylamphetamine worth nearly $400 million and the arrest of four men in Sydney. Smugglers tried to move a huge shipment of heroin with a potential street value of $400 million into Australia concealed in wooden doors, police say. Mother and son held in $400m drug bust Read full article: Police make six arrests after Wadeye rio...→, Drug and Firearms Squad detectives have seized more than $5.5 million worth of cannabis and charged two men on the state's Mid North Coast. Customs and Border Protection national manager sea cargo and international mail, Graham Krisohos, said the operation demonstrated the value of agencies working together. A further eight men were arrested, also all Vietnamese nationals, including a 31-year-old man permanent resident, three men who are unlawfully in Australia aged 24, 23 and 22, two men on student visas aged 22 and 27 and two men on bridging visas aged 24 and 23. “We have averted a tsunami of ice coming into Australia.”, Biden rebuilding 'blue wall' in race for the White House, In pictures: America awakes after night of unrest, US Election state-by-state results: The key battlegrounds, Police uncover $5.5 million worth of cannabis plants on remote NSW property, Oregon could become first US state to decriminalise hard drugs, What else is being decided at the US election. Auto news: New Jaguar Land Rover shape-shifting seat mimics walking - caradvice.com.au. "As far as cannabis seizures go, we have not seen one of this size since the 1970's. Two search warrants were executed in Sydney on April 5. The heroin was hidden in a container load of wooden doors. Police searched a unit at Homebush, in the city's inner west, just after 12.15pm on October 21. All times AEDT (GMT +11). Earlier this year authorities revealed a record bust of a 1.7-tonne haul of ice bound for Australia this morning, hidden inside two containers and 850 electrical capacitors. Police have seized more than 13 million cannabis plants worth $40million in one of the biggest drug busts in Australian history. “The drugs were interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and in the Caribbean Sea including contraband seized and recovered during 11 interdictions of suspected drug smuggling vessels by four Coast Guard cutters and two U.S. Navy ships,” the U.S. Coast Guard wrote in a press release. The arrests were made on Saturday after the contents were taken to an address in Campsie, police said. Police have explained why they believe a man accused of transporting $200 million worth of drugs in Sydney smashed into two parked police cars — leading to his arrest. AFP organised crime assistant commissioner Bruce Hill said Australia was attractive to Mexican cartels because of the high street value for illicit drugs. Undercover officers then commenced a controlled delivery, with the consignment delivered to a warehouse in the Sydney suburb of Guildford.