Point Frederick man arrested on drug charges

Items seized by Strike Force Bocci officers

A Point Frederick man has been charged after he allegedly attempted to import a large commercial quantity of methylamphetamine by post.

In May, detectives from the Brisbane Water Police District Drug Unit established Strike Force Bocci to investigate the attempted importation of approximately 1.6kg of methylamphetamine oil contained within cosmetic bottles through a postal service, after a package was intercepted by Australian Border Force officers in Western Australia.

Following extensive inquiries, strike force officers arrested a 41-year-old man at a unit on Albany St, Point Frederick, on Thursday, June 11.

Officers executed a search warrant at the home, where they allegedly located and seized mobile phones, laptops and several unidentified clear liquids – these will be subject to further forensic examination.

He was taken to Woy Woy Police Station and charged with import commercial quantity of border-controlled drug and supply large commercial quantity of prohibited drug.

He appeared at Newcastle Local Court later that day, where he was formally bail refused to appear at Gosford Local Court at a later date.

Investigations under Strike Force Bocci are continuing.

Press release, Jun 12
NSW Police Media