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Million dollar ice seizure after Coffs Harbour vehicle stop

Seizures of methylamphetamine by Coffs Harbour police continue with a $1 million shipment confiscated at a Pacific Highway car stop.
Seizures of methylamphetamine by Coffs Harbour police continue with a $1 million shipment confiscated at a Pacific Highway car stop. Gemima Harvey

A MAN has been charged after a commercial quantity of methylamphetamine was seized during a vehicle stop at Coffs Harbour on Sunday morning.

About 3am, police stopped a vehicle on the Pacific Highway near North Boambee Road.

Officers spoke to and searched the driver, a 53-year-old Cabramatta man, and his passenger, a 46-year-old man, before conducting a search of the vehicle.

During the search police allegedly seized one kilogram of methylamphetamine, an ice pipe and cash.

The drugs have an estimated potential street value of $1 million.

The vehicle was also seized for further forensic examination.

The man was arrested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station where he was charged with supply prohibited drug - large commercial quantity, deal with property suspected proceeds of crime and possess prohibited drug.

He was bail refused and was due to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court.

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