Media Advisory - Canberra man arrested following 356kg ecstasy importation

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A joint Australian Federal Police (AFP), ACT Policing and Australian Border Force (ABF) operation yesterday resulted in the arrest of a 23-year-old Canberra man following the detection of 356kg of MDMA at a Sydney air cargo facility.

Representatives from the AFP, ACT Policing and ABF will address media this morning to provide further details.

Images of the seized drugs and footage of the arrest will be made available following the press conference.



City Police Station

London Circuit

Canberra City, ACT



TODAY, Wednesday, 6 December 2017


Media are requested to assemble outside the City Police Station entrance.




Australian Federal Police

Manager Crime Operations Commander Justine Gough


ACT Policing

Deputy Chief Police Officer Commander Mark Walters


Australian Border Force

Acting Assistant Commissioner Enforcement Command, Sharon Huey



Media enquiries
AFP National Media: (02) 6131 6333
ABF Media: (02) 6264 2244
ACT Police Media: (02) 6264 9460