Newcastle Police Find $12k Of Heroin In Woman's Underwear

Investigations continue.

Newcastle Police Find $12k Of Heroin In Woman's Underwear

Police have made a breakthrough while investigating an alleged heroin racket operating in Wallsend.

Officers from Strike Force Sleepy travelled from Newcastle to Wahroonga in Sydney yesterday, before arresting a 44-year-old woman.

It's alleged $12,000 dollars worth of heroin was discovered hidden in the woman's underwear following a subsequent police search.

She's been charged and refused bail.

Taskforce members then recovered cannabis, cash, drug paraphernalia and a mobile phone after a search warrant was executed at a unit in Cardiff Road, Wallsend at around 2:20am this morning.

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