Seeming like a plot from an action-packed Hollywood movie, Operation Ironside was the investigation of a major global drug ring. On Monday, the South Australian and federal police arrested 95 people, seizing more than $1.8m in cash, millions worth of drugs and $400,000 worth of Penfolds wine.
This morning Erin & Soda spoke to Commander Erin Mirren and Assistant Commissioner Peter Harvey to talk about this bust and get an inside look at how it unfolded.
Commander Mirren said, “the level of arrogance and confidence among some of these people, who thought they were going undetected, (using the ANOM app) was astounding.”
Take a listen to the full interview here: