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Drug bust in Rushworth

Rushworth man on the run after police find large amounts of cash and drugs on his property.

June 5, 2014 2:15pm

Police are tracking a 21-year-old Rushworth man after a search warrant for his property revealed large quantities of drugs and money.

At 8.15am this morning Rushworth police alongside officers from the Central Victorian Response Unit issued a warrant to search the man’s property for illicit substances.

Upon entering the premises police say they discovered large quantities of cash as well as large amounts of various drugs including methylamphetamine, otherwise known as ‘ice’, amphetamine, cannabis, ecstasy tablets and heroin.

The man is believed to have fled as police arrived and his whereabouts is currently unknown.

Central Victorian Response Unit Senior Sergeant Mick Peckham said police are tracking the individual's location and appreciate the community’s help.

‘‘Ongoing support would be appreciated by police in relation to any drug related information,’’ he said.

‘‘People can ring CrimeStoppers or their local police and pass on any information they may have.’’

Anybody with any information can call CrimeStoppers on 1800333000.

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