Man and woman charged after large meth bust at Perth hotel

Man and woman charged after large meth bust at Perth hotel

ANTI-GANG squad detectives have charged a man and a woman after seizing 7.4 kgs of methamphetamine, 1.5 kgs of cocaine and $13,000 cash.

Detectives charged the two people as part of the final phase of an operation targeting the distribution of illicit drugs in the Perth area.

It is alleged detectives executed a search warrant at an apartment and a hotel both located in Perth and found the large quantity of drugs and cash.

A 24-year-old woman linked to the apartment has been charged with possessing a trafficable quantity of methamphetamine with intent to sell or supply and possessing stolen or unlawfully obtained property (cash).

A 50-year-old man linked to the hotel room has been charged with sold, supplied or offered to sell or supply a trafficable quantity of methamphetamine, possessing a trafficable quantity with intent to sell or supply, possession of prohibited drugs with intent to sell supply and possession of stolen or unlawfully obtained property (cash).

They have both been refused bail and will appear in Perth Magistrates Court at a later date.