Drugs and cash seized in St Kilda

Police have arrested a woman after they executed a search warrant in St Kilda this morning as part of Operation Spartan.

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Police have arrested a woman after they executed a search warrant in St Kilda this morning as part of Operation Spartan.

Officers executed a search warrant at an address on Fitzroy Street where they seized approximately 41 grams of heroin which has a street value of more than $16,000.

Police also seized more than $2,500 in cash.

A 59-year-old woman was arrested at the scene and has been charged with trafficking and possessing heroin and dealing with the proceeds of crime.

She has been bailed to appear at Melbourne Magistrate’s Court on 21 April 2021.

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Operation Spartan continues in St Kilda with police focussed on detecting and deterring drug offending and volume crime in the local community.

Local police are working closely with investigators from the Crime Investigation Unit, Divisional Response Unit, Bike Patrol, Proactive Policing Unit and Youth Resource Officers to provide a highly visible police presence throughout St Kilda.

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