Charges laid after illicit drug crackdown

BETWEEN Monday, December 1 and 3.30pm yesterday, there have been 39 warrants executed across all Regional and Metropolitan police districts.

Forty five people have been charged with 119 offences. 

The offences include possession of methyl amphetamine with intent, but the majority were for simple possession (legal term) of drugs.

The local police teams have carried out these search warrants with district detectives and assistance from Organised Crime Squad and other specialist areas.

There will be further search warrants today.

It is part of a crackdown on illicit drugs in Western Australia.