Close to 3000 ecstacy pills intercepted by Tasmania Police after being mailed to Hobart

Written by on May 16, 2018

About $250,000 worth of Ecstacy was intercepted by police, after being mailed to Hobart.

Police have been cracking down on border security as part of Operation Vitreus Week of Action.

Detective Inspector Colin Riley from Tasmania Police told the press two parcels containing MDMA were found in the mail coming in to Hobart on Wednesday.

Over 700 passengers aboard the Spirit of Tasmania were screened for drugs and drink driving this week.
Police said four people were charged with selling a controlled drug or selling a controlled plant product.

$5000 in cash was also seized, as well as a replica military-style assault rifle and a rifle with a scope.

The guns were seized at two different houses during the search warrant.

Tasmanians are encouraged to report suspicious activity to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at


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