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NSW driver allegedly caught with meth and cash in his car

The Ridiculous Way A Driver Was Caught With ‘$1.3 Million In Meth In His Car And A Lot Of Cash’ On The Side Of The Road

  • Police found a driver asleep in his car on the side of a main road
  • While checking on his welfare, police allegedly found a cache of drugs and cash.
  • The 31-year-old man was charged in the incident and will face court on Monday.

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A man who was napping in his car on the side of a busy New South Wales road has been arrested after police allegedly found $1.3 million worth of drugs hidden in bags.

Police will allege that officers were patrolling the Hume Highway in Manton, near Yass in the south of the state, when they saw a car parked on a slip road east of the freeway around 7:50 am Sunday.

Agents found a 33-year-old man sleeping at the wheel and woke him up to check on his well-being.

A Man Has Been Charged After Police Seized $1.3 Million Worth Of Drugs From His Car (Pictured, One Of The Bags Allegedly Filled With Methamphetamine)

A man has been charged after police seized $1.3 million worth of drugs from his car (pictured, one of the bags allegedly filled with methamphetamine)

Police Also Allegedly Found $16,500 In Cash (Pictured) In The Sleeping Man'S Car

Police Also Allegedly Found $16,500 In Cash (Pictured) In The Sleeping Man'S Car

Police also allegedly found $16,500 in cash (pictured) in the sleeping man’s car

After speaking with the man, officers searched the car and allegedly found 1.3 kg of methamphetamine in two large zip-top bags.

The drugs found were alleged to have an estimated potential street value of more than $1.3 million.

Officers also allegedly found $16,500 in cash in the car.

These items were seized for forensic examination.

The driver was arrested and taken to the Yass Police Station, where he was charged with supplying prohibited drugs in large commercial quantities and managing proceeds of crime in excess of $5,000.

The man was denied bail to appear in Goulburn Local Court on Monday.

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