$600k of cocaine has been discovered in children’s books

A Sydney man has been arrested in connection with more than $600,000 worth of cocaine being found in a two shipments on children’s books on May 1 and 4.

The shipments were X-rayed by the Australian Border Force and 1.72kg cocaine was found inside.

The 31-year-old has been charged with smuggling a border-controlled drug, with a search of his home finding electronic items, documents and a small amount of cannabis.

He faces the Central Local Court today, May 14.