Police swoop on alleged 'Dial-a-Dealer' cocaine syndicate in Sydney
Life just got a little harder for Sydney drug users who have become accustomed to cocaine being just a quick call away.
Investigators have charged the alleged directors of an organised syndicate running a “Dial-a-Dealer” operation from Sydney’s Inner West, NSW Police revealed Saturday.
The arrests have been years on the making after authorities established a specialised taskforce in September 2017 to investigate and target the ongoing supply of cocaine across Sydney.
In November last year, police honed in on an alleged Sydney-wide cocaine supply syndicate allegedly operating out of a Marrickville café and a motor service business, with extensive search warrants being executed on Friday.
Investigators searched two businesses at Marrickville, two Roselands homes and a third property at Arncliffe. They arrested three men - aged 33, 24 and 31 - and seized almost $30,000 in cash and 14 grams of cocaine.
The 33-year-old Roselands man and 24-year-old Arncliffe man have each been charged with supplying a prohibited drug, directing a criminal group and dealing with the proceeds of crime.
The 31-year-old man is facing two counts of supplying a prohibited drug and participating in a criminal group.
All are due to appear at the Parramatta Local Court on Saturday.
Police will allege in court the syndicate supplied at least 375 200g-bags of cocaine, with an estimated potential street value of almost $115,000.
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