New South Wales Police seized 16 kg, around $8 million worth of heroin concealed within a package of children’s clothing from a home in Cabramatta West, a suburb of Sydney, on Wednesday, May 16.
The package, which arrived in Sydney via air cargo from Thailand on May 1, caught the attention of the Australian Border Force. It was examined, x-rayed and tested positive for heroin.
Police executed a search warrant at a home in Cabramatta West on May 16, seizing the drugs, documentation, mobile phones, and 27 cases of Johnny Walker Blue Label valued at over $30,000. A man, 45, was arrested, taken to Fairfield Police Station and charged with with knowingly taking part in large commercial drug supply.
The man appeared in Liverpool Local Court on Thursday, where he was formally refused bail and ordered to reappear on July 18.
The school bus was on its side on the median of Interstate 80 in Mount Olive with its front end sheared off. The front end of the bus appeared to be crushed or ripped off, and it was sheared off its undercarriage.
A piece of the front end of the bus with the steering wheel visible was laying on top of the metal barrier separation the highway from the median.
Hackettstown Police Sgt. Darren Tynan told The Record that multiple people were taken to a hospital.
State police said they do not have details to release yet, and don't know how serious the injuries are. It wasn't immediately known how many people were on the bus or in the truck.