Tweed officers help with arrest

A POLICE strike force involving Tweed Byron Police have extradited a man from Malaysia to face charges relating to the supply of thousands of ecstasy pills.

Inquiries with Strike Force Alawa revealed a 40-year-old man, identified as a key player in the alleged supply of more than 15,000 ecstasy pills during October 2007, travelled to Malaysia later that year.

The man arrived in Australia on Saturday where he was charged with two counts of supply large commercial quantity of a prohibited drug and refused bail to appear in Parramatta Bail Court later that day.

Strike Force Alawa consists of the State Crime Command's Drug Squad, South West Region Enforcement Squad and the Tweed Byron LAC.



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