Two New South Wales women charged over a $2 million drugs and cash haul last week have been refused bail in the Launceston Magistrates Court.
Kylie Ann Durban, 48, of Padstow, and Monique Clark, 44 of Peakhurst, made a bail application via interstate counsel Ahmed and Torik Dib, of Dib Lawyers.
They pleaded not guilty to dealing with the property reasonably believed to be the proceeds of crime namely $762,456 in cash and trafficking in a controlled substance, namely 1.3kg of methylamphetamine.
Outside the court Ahmed Dib told The Examiner that an application for bail would be lodged in the Supreme Court of Tasmania within days.
Bail was opposed by Tasmania Police prosecutor Mike Bonde.
Magistrate Sharon Cure refused bail and ordered they appear for a directions hearing in the Supreme Court on June 7 at 10am.
Northern Police commander Stuart Wilkinson told the media last week that Tasmania Police intercepted the women driving towards Devonport on Wednesday, March 3 for a random breath test.
After Ms Durban submitted to an oral fluid analysis police resulting in a positive indication police used a sniffer dog to check the vehicle.
A search over several hours resulted in the seizure of the cash and ice worth $1.3 million.
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