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Man charged after trying to smuggle meth over NSW-Victoria border

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.