Three people arrested after haul of baby formula, wine and vitamins were seized in Melbourne


$50,000 worth of baby formula, $10K of wine and a stash of vitamins: The huge haul of goods destined for Asia and hidden in this suburban street

  • Allegedly stolen baby formula, vitamins and wine found in Melbourne home
  • Police executed search warrants in Abbotsford and Hawthorn East on Tuesday
  • One man was charged while man and woman were released pending summons

A massive stash of allegedly stolen baby formula and vitamins worth $50,000 has been uncovered at a suburban Melbourne home. 

Two men and a woman were arrested after police executed search warrants on homes in inner-city Abbotsford and Hawthorn East on Tuesday morning.

Officers unearthed a large haul of baby formula and vitamins at a Victoria Street home Abbotsford. 

A large quantity of cash and $10,000 worth of wine was also seized at the home.

Police uncovered a massive stash of baby formula,, vitamins, wine and cash during a search warrant of a inner-city Melbourne home (stock image)

Police uncovered a massive stash of baby formula,, vitamins, wine and cash during a search warrant of a inner-city Melbourne home (stock image)

A second home in Montrose Street, Hawthorn East eight kilometres away was also searched.

A South Melbourne man 37, was arrested and charged with seven counts of theft and committing an indictable offence while on bail.

He appeared in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

A man, 44, and a woman, 34, both from Hawthorn East were also arrested but have been released, pending summons.

Police investigations are ongoing. 

The allegedly stolen stash worth at least $60,000 was unearthed at a home in Victoria Street (pictured) in Abbotsford

The allegedly stolen stash worth at least $60,000 was unearthed at a home in Victoria Street (pictured) in Abbotsford

A second home in Montrose Street (pictured) in nearby Hawthorn East was also searched

A second home in Montrose Street (pictured) in nearby Hawthorn East was also searched

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