Man charged and drugs seized following Richmond warrant

Source: State of Victoria Police

Friday, 27 March 2020 04:31

Yarra Crime Investigation Unit detectives seized drugs and subsequently charged a man following a search warrant in Richmond yesterday.

Officers attended the Elizabeth Street address and located what they allege to be methamphetamine and heroin about 3.25pm.

Police then observed a woman allegedly running from the property and quickly intercepted her before discovering a large amount of cash and receipts in her handbag.

Police seized the cash and will interview the 36-year-old Richmond woman at a later date.

The 40-year-old Richmond man was arrested at the scene and has been charged with traffick a commercial quantity of heroin, traffick a commercial quantity of methyl amphetamine and other related charges.

He was remanded to appear at Melbourne County Court on 19 June.

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