Drugs and weapons seized in Upwey

Gel blasters an initiation firearm, drugs and cash were found on the premises on 5 July. (253041).

Local law enforcement has discovered drugs, weapons and cash after searching a home in the Yarra Ranges last Friday.

Belgrave Police executed a search warrant at a residential address in Kooringal Rd, Upwey on 5 July.

Police said via Eyewatch that they discovered “allegedly trafficable amounts of MDMA, methamphetamine, heroin, cannabis and ketamine as well as in excess of $16000 cash, believed to be the proceeds of crime.”

Police also seized gel blasters and an imitation firearm.

Two people – 38 year old female and a 35 year old male from Upwey have been charged and will now face the Ringwood Magistrates Court on the 7 August.

Police stated on the Eyewatch post that those who are profiting from the illicit drug trade cause considerable harm.

“The ongoing social impacts can contribute to addiction, violence, burglaries, theft, drug-related road trauma and family violence. These impacts cause long-term effects for both the individual and the wider community.” it said.

Public are asked that if they have information that may assist Police in their investigations submit an anonymous report at https://www.crimestoppersvic.com.au/report-a-crime/