A woman has been charged as part of an ongoing investigation into the trafficking of contraband into a correctional facility on the South Coast by a Corrective Services NSW officer.
Last month, detectives from the Corrective Services Investigation Unit established Strike Force Draymar to investigate reports of corrupt activity by a male Corrective Services employee.
As part of their investigations, detectives charged a 50-year-old man, who is a Corrective Services NSW officer, earlier this week. He remains before the courts.
Following further inquiries, detectives arrested a 32-year-old woman at a home in Greenacre about 2pm yesterday .
Shortly after, strike force investigators, with assistance from the Dog Unit, executed a search warrant at the home and seized $3000 cash, prescription medication, prohibited drugs and mobile phones.
The woman was taken to Bankstown Police Station, where she was charged with nine offences including;
supply prohibited drug,supply prohibited drug (indictable quantity x2),
supply specified substance otherwise than by wholesale,
corruptly give/offer to agent,possess prohibited drug,
participate criminal group contribute criminal activity,
knowingly deal with proceeds of crime, and
not comply with noticed direction re s 7/8/9 - COVID-19.
Police will allege in court that the woman supplied contraband – including prohibited drugs – to a Corrective Services NSW officer to be passed on to an inmate at a correctional facility in Nowra.
The woman was refused bail and is due to appear at Parramatta Bail Court today.
Investigations under Strike Force Draymar are continuing.