Police seize $675 million worth of ‘ice cream’ in Sydney and crack open criminal syndicate

Three men are behind bars after authorities seized $675 million worth of methylamphetamine, also known as ‘ice cream’, destined for Australian streets.

The illegal drugs were found in a number of ocean freight containers, which arrived at Port Botany in Sydney last month.

Australian Border Force (ABF) agents investigated the shipment based on intelligence.

Police discovered 748kg of methylamphetamine in a number of ocean freight containers in Sydney.
Police discovered 748kg of methylamphetamine in a number of ocean freight containers in Sydney. (NSW Police)
The "ice" has an estimated potential street value of over $675 million.
The “ice cream” has an estimated potential street value of over $675 million. (NSW Police)

Inside, they found the methylamphetamine, which weighed a total of 748 kg.

Three men accused of being part of a criminal syndicate were arrested and charged yesterday.

Three men have been arrested and will appear in court today after the "ice" heart attack.
Three men have been arrested and will appear in court today after the “ice cream” seizure. (NSW Police)

They have all been released on bail and will appear in court later today.

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