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Eleven arrested + firearms, swords, drugs and cash seized in raids across Melbourne’s north west

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Eleven people have been arrested in a major police operation into drug and firearms trafficking across Melbourne’s north west.

Detectives executed raids this morning and seized 11 firearms including handguns, 1kg of methylamphetamine, two ballistic vests, tasers, swords, allegedly stolen property, more than $190,000 and an Audi R8.

They also seized clan lab glassware, precursor chemicals, ammunition, steroids, false identification and the equipment used to manufacture false identification.

The warrants were executed across Fawkner, Campbellfield, Brunswick West, Coburg, Pascoe Vale, Hadfield, Sunshine and Keilor.

The arrests include a 50-year-old Fawkner woman, a 32-year-old Brunswick East man, a 38-year-old Brunswick West man, a 27-year-old Brunswick West man, a 38-year-old Coburg woman, a 35-year-old Coburg woman, a 37-year-old Hadfield man, a 36-year-old Sunshine man, a 29-year-old Dallas woman, a 53-year-old Keilor man and a 37-year-old Pascoe Vale man.

They’ve been charged with multiple offences including trafficking firearms, traffick a large commercial quantity of drugs (methylamphetamine), traffick a commercial quantity of drugs (methylamphetamine), possess a firearm and possess drugs.

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