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POLICE Operation Addenine first became public knowledge in August 2016 when details emerged that detectives had uncovered one of the largest drug distribution networks in South East history.
Several Limestone Coast people were charged with numerous counts of drug trafficking involving the illicit substances “ice” and “fantasy”.
Four major players in the drug distribution network – David Puckridge, Troy Sharam, Shane Tippins and Jason Climas – were jailed for several years for the role they played in the syndicate.
The charged acts began on February 28, 2016, and on the following day Puckridge and Sharam travelled to Melbourne to acquire a “substantial amount of ice”.
It was only days later on