Man charged after trying to smuggle meth over NSW-Victoria border
A 39-year-old man has been charged after allegedly trying to smuggle meth across the heavily guarded NSW-Victoria border.
NSW Police stopped a white Hyundai Excel on Wodonga Place, South Albury, about 10.45pm on Monday. Officers allege the driver appeared drug-affected and the car smelled of cannabis.
Police searched the car and allegedly found methylamphetamine inside a cigarette packet.
During the search, the man is accused of trying to throw away a coffee cup, which allegedly also had methylamphetamine inside.
The man, from Albury, was arrested and taken to Albury police station, where he was charged with supplying a prohibited drug.
He was granted conditional bail on Tuesday and will reappear in Albury Local Court on September 1.
The man must also self-isolate for 14 days.