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Four charged as Sydney car stop leads to alleged cash, drug seizure



Police allegedly seized $1.5 million and more than 5kg of cocaine and methylamphetamine after stopping a car in Sydney's inner west on Sunday afternoon.

When police searched the sedan, officers allegedly found 2.3kg of cocaine and $24,000 cash – but that was just a beginning.

Two men in the car, aged 23 and 28, were questioned and that led police to a hatchback parked nearby on a street in Strathfield.

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In that vehicle, police allegedly discovered 550g of cocaine and 140g of MDMA.

Police arrested the pair and then searched two properties in Strathfield, 12km to the west of the CBD.

At the properties, organised crime squad detectives and officers allegedly found $1.5 million cash, 2kg of methylamphetamine, almost 700g of cocaine, 2 litres of methylamphetamine oil, and cannabis and steroids.

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Police allegedly found a weapon and illicit narcotics at a Strathfield property.Organised crime squad detectives charged four men with multiple crimes.Ammunition allegedly found at one of the Strathfield properties.

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Police also allegedly seized three vehicles, two hydraulic press machines, two ballistic vests, a firearm and ammunition and multiple drivers' licenses.

Detectives charged four men with multiple crimes, including supply of large commercial quantity prohibited drug.

All four were refused bail and will appear at Burwood Local Court today.

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