Victorians Charged in Wheatbelt Meth Bust

Two Victorians have been charged with serious drugs offences following a police seizure of more than 2.5kg of illicit drugs in Northam on the weekend.

Wheatbelt District police officers were conducting an alcohol and drug operation on Great Eastern Highway in Northam as part of an increased police presence on the roads during Avon Descent weekend.

On Sunday, a drug detection drug indicated the presence of drugs in one of the vehicles that had been stopped.

It will be alleged that a package containing 994 grams of Methylamphetamine was found hidden inside one of the doors.

It will also be alleged that two more packages were discovered concealed in the vehicle’s sub-frame, one containing over 820 grams of Methylamphetamine and the other containing just under 700 grams of Heroin.

A 28-year-old man faces two charges of possessing a Methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply and one charge of possessing with intent to sell or supply Heroin.

A 29-year-old woman has also been charged with two counts of possessing Methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply, one charge of possessing a prohibited drug with intent to sell or supply Heroin and one charge of possessing drug paraphernalia.

They have been refused bail and appeared in Perth Magistrates Court.

They are due to appear again the same court on September 17.

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