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Woman faces court for methamphetamine importation

A 35-year-old US citizen from the Dominican Republic has appeared in Adelaide Magistrates Court later today charged with drug importation offences following a joint Australian Federal Police (AFP), South Australia Police and Australian C... Read More →

Importing asbestos costs Perth man $14,500

A 50-year-old Australian man has been fined $10,000 and required to pay $4,500 costs in the Perth Magistrates Court for importing asbestos into Australia, today, Wednesday 17 December 2014. On 22 March 2014 Australian Customs and Border... Read More →

Over 20,000 ‘Ice’ pipes seized in Brisbane

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) has seized 20,800 ‘ice’ pipes under legislation prohibiting the import of devices for the administration of amphetamine-type substances. On Tuesday, 18 November 20... Read More →

Three arrested following muffler meth import

Two men and one woman from Swan View, Western Australia, are scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrates court today charged with trafficking a commercial quantity being 926.7 grams of methamphetamines.The Australian Federal Police (AFP) wi... Read More →

School leavers – Know before you go

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service is reminding school leavers who are heading overseas this year to learn the dos and don’ts before travelling during the holiday period. As thousands of school leavers celebrate ... Read More →

Mouthwash detection prevents cocaine build up

A 23-year-old Brazilian national will appear before Sydney Central Local court today, charged with attempting to import more than two litres of liquid cocaine into Australia.    On Wednesday, 19 November 2014, Australian ... Read More →

Printer cartridges found to contain meth, not toner

A joint operation has resulted in a 27-year-old Hong Kong national being charged in Melbourne with importing approximately seven kilograms of methamphetamine. The operation began last month when Australian Customs and Border Protection ... Read More →

No soap, no hope for heroin smuggler

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) seized over one kilogram of heroin concealed in soap at Sydney Airport yesterday (Monday, 3 November 2014). ACBPS officers selected a 48-year-old United States man for a bagga... Read More →