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Ex-St Kilda AFL star Sam Fisher is charged with trafficking large quantities of drugs

AFL star Sam Fisher is charged with trafficking large quantities of drugs throughout Australia after police allegedly discovered meth throughout a raid

  • Police allegedly discovered methylamphetamine throughout raid on Melbourne property 
  • Charge comes after detectives searched property in metropolis’s south-east
  • Fisher performed 228 video games for St Kilda in career that lasted from 2004 to 2016 

Retired AFL star Sam Fisher has been charged with drug trafficking as half of a joint investigation between Victorian and Western Australian police.

The 39-year-old, a previous All-Australian and two-time St Kilda finest and fairest, was charged with trafficking large industrial quantities of illicit drugs after detectives searched a Sandringham property on Wednesday morning.

Drugs, together with methylamphetamine and 1,4-Butanediol, and a Mercedes Benz have been seized within the raid.

Fisher didn’t seem when his case was briefly talked about in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Wednesday night, with his lawyer declaring he most popular to stay in custody.

Fisher was charged after detectives raided a home in the Melbourne suburb of Sandringham. Officers also seized a parcel allegedly containing a kilogram of meth and 84 grams of cocaine

Fisher was charged after detectives raided a house within the Melbourne suburb of Sandringham. Officers additionally seized a parcel allegedly containing a kilogram of meth and 84 grams of cocaine 

The matter has been adjourned till August 10.

It comes after WA Police seized a parcel on April 20 with $129,000 inside that was allegedly meant to be delivered to a Melbourne deal with.

Another parcel allegedly from Melbourne, containing about one kilogram of methylamphetamine and 84 grams of cocaine hid inside a kitchen equipment, was intercepted by WA police on the identical day.

Police will allege that drugs of dependence have been recurrently being hid in white items and despatched from Melbourne to Perth.

Police will allege Fisher was involved in sending drugs from Melbourne to Perth by concealing them in white goods

Police will allege Fisher was concerned in sending drugs from Melbourne to Perth by concealing them in white items 

Detective Inspector Craig Darlow of the Trident Taskforce mentioned the bust was a ‘exceptional consequence’.

‘There could also be a notion drugs could be simply hid, nevertheless we have now seen time and time once more, the power of police to detect and seize these substances,’ he mentioned in a press release.

‘This is a warning that regardless of the place you’re or the place how you use, we’ll goal these concerned within the manufacture and trafficking of illicit drugs and maintain them to account.’

Fisher performed 228 video games for St Kilda in a career that lasted from 2004 to 2016. He was named the membership’s finest and fairest in 2008 and 2011. 

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