The drug worth more than six million euros were sent by Post and ended up at the wrong address. The seniors knew what to do with the package contents, nothing. The police even more.
The messenger rang the doorbell, an elderly couple opened the door and accepted the package. But when the seniors from the municipality of Werribee, a suburb of Australia's second-largest city of Melbourne, saw what had been delivered to the Australian Post office, they were stumped. Numerous bags containing a white powder were in the delivery. About 20 kilograms of the synthetic drug Crystal Meth in the value of the equivalent of approximately € 6.2 million.
The older people "do not know the importance of the discovery," said the policeman, Matthew Kershaw, the Australian broadcaster ABC. For the caution alarm, the two contacted the police, who have assured them to have not done anything wrong. The officials expect that it came in the Mail-delivery confusion, and the package to the wrong address. For the investigation, but the Fund is definitely "very significantly", as Kershaw said.
a house in Bundoora, a suburb of Melbourne, located about 60 kilometers from the house of the couple is a Few hours later searched by the police. There, investigators found a further 20 kilograms of Crystal Meth and arrested a 21-year-old man. This will be on Thursday for a detention judge.
The Designer drug Meth-amphetamine is also widely known as Meth, Crystal Meth or Ice, even in Australia. In February, the authorities had reported amphetamine a record Fund of 1.7 tons of Meth.