Tuesday, 25 February 2014

Drug Labs Raided Across Melton

According to Natalie Gallenti-Brekalo of the Melton Star Community, police raided and detected 11 clandestine drug laboratories in 2013.

Police clandestine lab chemists remove drug related paraphernalia during a raid at a Kurunjang house.  Picture: NICOLE VALICEK

Victoria Police statistics shows four labs were detected in Melton, two in Melton South, and one each in Kurunjang, Caroline Springs, Diggers Rest, Hillside and Taylors Hill.

The shocking figures come in the wake of Star’s report last week which revealed the highly addictive and harmful drug ice was being used by an increasing number of teenagers throughout the municipality. Last week Melton Police Inspector Stephen Mutton told Star police were targeting drug manufacturers and dealers to stamp out the growing problem.

Read full story at the Melton Star Community

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