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Cash seized as alleged cocaine ring busted

Cash, drugs and other items were allegedly seized as NSW Police busted an alleged cocaine distribution ring in the Wagga Wagga region. Picture: NSW Police
Cash, drugs and other items were allegedly seized as NSW Police busted an alleged cocaine distribution ring in the Wagga Wagga region. Picture: NSW Police

Two men and a woman have been charged with drug offences after police raided homes and a business over alleged links to a cocaine supply operation.

Three search warrants were executed this week in the Riverina region of New South Wales.

NSW Police said the arrests followed months of investigations by Strike Force Bohr, established in mid-2022 to probe cocaine distribution in Wagga Wagga.

$18,950 of cash was allegedly found in one Wagga Wagga home. Picture: NSW Police
$18,950 of cash was allegedly found in one Wagga Wagga home. Picture: NSW Police

It will be alleged one of the men, a 24-year-old from Wagga Wagga, directed the actions of a criminal group.

He was charged with 26 offences, including commercial quantity drug supply, handling stolen property and dealing with the proceeds of crime.

Police allegedly seized more than $18,000 in case, three cars, prescription medication and other goods from a Estella home.

He faced court on Friday where he was refused bail, and is expected to reappear in July.

Another 27-year-old was arrested at a business on Baylis St in Wagga Wagga and charged with three offences.

Police will allege he supplied drugs, handled stolen property and dealt with the proceeds of crime.

Cocaine was allegedly seized. Picture: NSW Police
Cocaine was allegedly seized. Picture: NSW Police
Police allegedly seized three cars from the same Estella property. Picture: NSW Police
Police allegedly seized three cars from the same Estella property. Picture: NSW Police

A 32-year-old woman was arrested at a home in Lake Albert and charged with four offences including drug supply and participating in a criminal group activity.

Police say investigations are ongoing and have urged anything with information to contact Crime Stoppers.

Crime Stoppers can be reached on 1800 333 000 or online at https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.