Three people will appear in court on drug charges as a result of a police investigation in the south-east into parcels allegedly containing drugs being sent through the post.
About 3pm on Wednesday 11 January police stopped and searched a car in Beachport as part of the inquiry.
It will be alleged three Australia Post packages were found which contained what appeared to be illicit drugs and medication.
As a result a Beachport house was searched where police allegedly located vie hydroponically grown cannabis plants, a quantity of dried cannabis, cannabis seeds, small amounts of drugs believed to be methamphetamine and cocaine, ice pipes and five knuckledusters.
A Millicent home was subsequently searched on Monday (16 January) where police allegedly located seven hydroponically grown cannabis plants, cannabis oil, dried cannabis, three home made rifles and ammunition.
The inquiry is ongoing, however to date police have made the following reports:
A 23-year-old man from Beachport has been reported for cultivating cannabis, possessing cannabis, possessing illicit drugs, possessing prescription medication and possessing prohibited items. He will be summonsed to appear in the Millicent Magistrates Court at a later date.
A 21-year-old Beachport woman was reported for possessing prescription medication. She will be summonsed to appear in the Millicent Magistrates Court at a later date.
A 22-year-old Millicent man has been reported for cultivating cannabis, possessing cannabis, possessing firearms without a licence, possessing insecure firearms and possessing insecure ammunition. He will be summonsed to appear in the Millicent Magistrates Court at a later date.
Anyone who has information which may be of assistance in relation to this ongoing inquiry is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at https://crimestopperssa.com.au/ - you can remain anonymous.