Cocaine seized at Mount White

A bag of cocaine. Illustration purposes. Image: Jernej Furman

A Queensland man has been charged after police seized more than two kilograms of cocaine which was allegedly found concealed in a truck cabin at Mount White on September 30.

At about 9:30pm officers attached to Gosford Traffic & Highway Patrol spoke with the driver of a prime mover after it stopped at a weighbridge, northbound on the Pacific Hwy.

The 54-year-old man was subjected to a roadside drug test which allegedly returned a positive result.

Police located an amount of methamphetamine concealed under the driver’s seat, before detecting a further 2kg of cocaine concealed under a mattress.

The man was arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with supplying a prohibited drug more than large commercial quantity and possessing a prohibited drug.

He was refused bail and appeared at Gosford Local Court on October 1, where he was formally refused bail to reappear at the same court on Tuesday, November 19.

Source: Media release, October, 2021 NSW Police media