A 31-year-old Windsor man appeared before the Brisbane Magistrates Court on 25 March charged in connection to the importation of around 12 kilograms of methamphetamine.
On 17 March 2021, Australian Border Force officers conducted an examination of a sea cargo consignment from Canada to the Port of Brisbane.
It is alleged 11.9 kilograms of methamphetamine was detected inside the shipment concealed within a number of automotive drive shafts.
This amount of methamphetamine has an estimated street value of $9m.
The ABF subsequently referred the matter to the Australian Federal Police for investigation.
On 24 March 2021, AFP officers executed search warrants at two premises and seized evidential items.
A 31-year-old man was arrested at his residence in Windsor.
Detective Acting Superintendent Tim Puchala said, “This arrest shows that the AFP continues to work tirelessly with its Commonwealth partners to identify, target and prosecute those who seek to import illegal drugs into Australia.
“Through cooperation and the hard work of our investigators, we are committed to protecting the community from the extreme harm caused from the circulation of such serious and life-destroying drugs,”he said.