ACT Policing has seized more than $120,000 in cash and charged a Gowrie man following search warrant activity yesterday.
In early December 2023, ACT Policing’s Drugs and Organised Crime Team commenced an investigation into the alleged importation from the USA of a significant amount of drugs destined for the ACT.
On Friday, 5 January 2024 ACT Policing executed search warrants at an automotive business in Fyshwick and a residence in Gowrie.
At the Gowrie residence, police located and seized more than $120,000 in cash, and approximately 243 grams of cannabis.
The 43-year-old Gowrie man was charged with possession of property suspected of being the proceeds of crime and possess cannabis.
Investigations into the drug importation are continuing with further search warrants expected to be conducted in the ACT and surrounding district.
Anyone with information regarding the importation and sale of illicit drugs in the community is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000