Victoria Police raid 10 properties, seize commercial quality of drugs and weapons
Police have raided 10 residential properties across Melbourne this morning, making 14 arrests in the culmination of a 10-month operation into drug trafficking and firearms trading.
Almost 100 Victoria Police officers executed the warrants in the early hours of this morning, targeting the below properties.
• Nourat Place, Cranbourne North
• Bellario Circuit, Clyde North
• Alexander Avenue, Hallam
• Trainers Way, Clyde North
• Charming Street, Bentleigh East
• New Street, Brighton
• Savige Street, Footscray
• Beevers Street, Footscray
• Bayswater Road, Bayswater
• Bakers Road, Dandenong North
In the early hours of this morning, police from the Southern Metropolitan Divisional Response Unit executed warrants at 10 properties across Melbourne today as part of Operation Bonito. Check out the vision as these warrants were executed! pic.twitter.com/0usvHQASEP
— Victoria Police (@VictoriaPolice) April 17, 2018
Since the beginning of the investigation, police have seized a total of approximately 500 grams of methyl amphetamine, two litres of GHB, over 100 prescription pills, a revolver, shotgun, rifle, fully automatic pistol and other items including a large assortment of prohibited weapons and ammunition.
Police have arrested 14 people, from Hallam, Cranbourne, Brighton, Bayswater, Bayswater North and Footscray in relation to the investigation.