They seized 3 kilograms of the drug methylamphetamine, also known as ice, as well as cannabis and a range of other items.
Police said the group smuggled $1 million worth of ice from the United States, sending the drugs to Australia through mail and courier services.
What apparently is an international endeavor, hollowed out comic books were used to smuggle hard drugs into Australia from what police believe to be southern California. The Aussie authorities are describing this as a significant smuggling operation for methamphetamine and other drugs.
Detective Inspector Brendan Smith said the man had travelled to the US more than a dozen times since October 2018 to organise the smuggling operation.
“We’ve identified the supplier over there and Homeland Security are working with local police in America to take law enforcement action over there,” he said.
I could use this as an opportunity to ramble on about my political views on the subject of drug legalization, however my fedora is outside of arm’s reach. What I will do is use this opportunity to smuggle my own book into this article: BAD THINGS, a novel by Matthew Reel, due to be released very soon! It may not be filled with drugs, but you won’t need them.
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