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Three men arrested after drugs and firearms seized - Sydney's southwest

Friday, 29 July 2022 09:58:07 AM

Three men have been arrested after firearms, illicit drugs and an amount of cash were seized during a vehicle search and two search warrants in Sydney’s southwest yesterday.

About 1pm yesterday (Thursday 28 July 2022), officers from Sydney’s Southwest Police Transport Command stopped a vehicle with three men on board on Bareena Road, Strathfield and conducted a search.

During the search, police allegedly located about 12kg of Methylamphetamine and an amount of cash. Three men, a 25-year-old, 21-year-old, and 18-year-old, were arrested and taken to Burwood Police Station.

Police later executed two search warrants at two units in Burwood and Wentworth Point.

During the search, officers seized a shotgun, a pistol, ammunition, and various illicit and prescription drugs.

All items will undergo forensic examination.

The 21-year-old man was charged with intimidation, participate in criminal group, supply prohibited drug – large commercial quantity, fraud and deal in proceeds of crime.

The 25-year-old man was charged with participate in criminal group and supply prohibited drug – large commercial quantity.

An 18-year-old man was charged with participate in criminal group, supply prohibited drug – large commercial quantity and deal in proceeds of crime.

All three men were refused bail and will appear at Burwood Local Court today (Friday 29 July 2022).

Investigations into the incident continue.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.