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Detectives still seek whereabouts of disappearing diver

Two years after the death of a Brazilian diver in the Newcastle area, police are still trying to locate his drug-smuggling accomplice.

Cocaine washes ashore near Newcastle Ocean Baths

More packages of cocaine have washed ashore in the Hunter, the latest near the newly-opened Newcastle Ocean Baths.

Cocaine washes up on beaches between Newcastle and Sydney

In extraordinary circumstances, seven packages – suspected to contain cocaine – have washed up on beaches between Newcastle and Sydney.

Second man charged following $20 million Hunter cocaine haul

A second man has been charged as part of investigations into the importation of more than $20 million of drugs in the Hunter earlier this year.

Man charged with manslaughter after death of Brazilian diver at Newcastle

Detectives have laid additional charges following the death of a diver, and alleged importation of more than $20 million of cocaine, in Newcastle earlier this year.

AFP helps with $300 million drug bust in UK

Australian authorities have played a role in a $300 million drug bust that targeted a luxury yacht in British waters. 

$450,000 worth of cocaine found during police search

A man will appear in court today charged over the alleged commercial supply of prohibited drugs, such as cocaine, near Newcastle. In October 2020, Strike Force Megig was established by the Hunter Regional...

Man allegedly found with a kilogram of cocaine in his pants

A man has been charged after police allegedly located a kilogram of cocaine in his pants during an arrest in the Hunter Region yesterday. On Saturday (5 September), officers attached to Port Stephens-Hunter...
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