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Mexican Arrested After 755 Kilograms Of Meth Found In Cow Hides

A Mexican national has been arrested after allegedly smuggling a record amount of methamphetamine into Australia in frozen cow hides.

Australian Federal Police and Border Force officers uncovered the 755-kilogram haul in Sydney on August 10.

Photo: Australian Federal Police

The methamphetamine was discovered in packages of frozen cow hides from Mexico. It is the largest seizure of its kind.

A joint investigation led authorities to a property in the Melbourne suburb of St Kilda, where two search warrants were executed on Wednesday.

Photo: Australian Federal Police

A 42-year-old man was arrested and charged with attempted importation of the drug.

He will front Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday.