Mildura Divisional Response Unit investigators make arrests

Police carry out Operation Canzonas

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Mildura Divisional Response Unit investigators have partnered with Crime Investigation Unit detectives, uniform and specialist units, to execute a series of warrants in a bid to target the distribution of illicit substances.

14 warrants have been executed at addresses across Mildura, Red Cliffs, Irymple, and Robinvale; as well as Euston NSW as a part of Operation Canzonas.

Ice, cannabis and prescription medication has reportedly been seized; as well as ammunition, cash and two motor vehicles.

Fifteen people were arrested as a result, including a 28-year-old Mildura man, 27-year-old Port Melbourne man and 25-year-old Sunshine West man.

They have been charged with commercial drug supply.

Six others were charged with trafficking, including a 27-year-old Mildura man, a 20-year-old Mildura woman, a 25-year-old Irymple woman, a 24-year-old Irymple man, a 26-year-old Mildura man, and a 34-year-old Mildura woman.

Two Mildura men, aged 25 and 26 years, have been charged with burglary.

A 49-year-old Nangiloc man has been released pending further inquiries.

A 46-year-old man from Mildura is expected to be charged on summons with firearm-related offences and possess proceeds of crime.

A 28-year-old Mildura man was charged with theft and unrelated offences.

A 32-year Mildura woman was also charged in relation to unrelated offences.

All will appear at court at a later date.

Locals with information on the distribution of illicit substances in the community are encouraged to report to Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.

You can remain anonymous.


11 November 2018

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