Strike Force Raptor seizes for $ 2 million in meth and cocaine while finding weapons and ammunition

Strike Force Raptor seizes for $ 2 million in meth and cocaine while finding weapons, ammunition and bulletproof vests during a raid on an apartment

  • Strike Force Raptor seized $ 2 million in illegal drugs on Friday
  • They also found 11 firearms, including an assault rifle and a semi-automatic pistol
  • Officers dived at two houses and two industrial properties in the south of Sydney
  • A 27-year-old man was arrested at 6 pm in Rockdale, charged with 23 violations
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Strike Force Raptor has seized $ 2 million in illegal drugs and 11 guns during a series of raids on apartments and industrial buildings.

The contraband was seized on Friday after officers were dumped in two houses in Rockdale and two industrial buildings in Botany, both in southern Sydney.

During their search, the police found 7.7 kilograms of cocaine and seven guns hidden in false air conditioning above a penthouse apartment on Market Street in Rockdale.

Strike Force Raptor has seized $ 2 million in illegal drugs and 11 guns during a series of raids on apartments and industrial buildings

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Strike Force Raptor has seized $ 2 million in illegal drugs and 11 guns during a series of raids on apartments and industrial buildings

The contraband was seized on Friday after officers were dumped in two houses in Rockdale and two industrial buildings in Botany, both in southern Sydney

The contraband was seized on Friday after officers were dumped in two houses in Rockdale and two industrial buildings in Botany, both in southern Sydney

The contraband was seized on Friday after officers were dumped in two houses in Rockdale and two industrial buildings in Botany, both in southern Sydney

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Rockdale around 6 p.m. and was charged with multiple firearm and drug-related offenses

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Rockdale around 6 p.m. and was charged with multiple firearm and drug-related offenses

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Rockdale around 6 p.m. and was charged with multiple firearm and drug-related offenses

Among the seven guns was an assault rifle and a semi-automatic pistol, undergoing a forensic and ballistic investigation.

A further four guns, ammunition, bulletproof vests, a kilo of cocaine and a kilogram of methylamfetamine were then found in a basement in Botany.

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The police carried out a total of eight search orders on Friday at 4 p.m. in two apartments in Rockdale and two industrial buildings in Botany.

A 27-year-old man was arrested in Rockdale around 6 p.m. and was charged with multiple firearm and drug-related offenses.

He is confronted with 23 charges, such as supplying prohibited drugs, possessing prohibited weapons and possessing unregistered firearms.

The investigation continues, but the man was refused the bail and is facing Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday.

Strike Force Raptor was established to dismantle organized crime networks and started an investigation into the group in June.

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Founded in 2009, the team conducts investigations and intelligence-based, impactful police work to dismantle any network dealing with serious organized criminal activities.

During their search, the police found 7.7 kilograms of cocaine and seven guns hidden in fake air conditioning above a penthouse apartment on Market Street in Rockdale

During their search, the police found 7.7 kilograms of cocaine and seven guns hidden in fake air conditioning above a penthouse apartment on Market Street in Rockdale

During their search, the police found 7.7 kilograms of cocaine and seven guns hidden in fake air conditioning above a penthouse apartment on Market Street in Rockdale

Among the seven guns was an assault rifle and a semi-automatic pistol, undergoing a forensic and ballistic investigation

Among the seven guns was an assault rifle and a semi-automatic pistol, undergoing a forensic and ballistic investigation

Among the seven guns was an assault rifle and a semi-automatic pistol, undergoing a forensic and ballistic investigation

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