Drug charges in Blacktown

Five men were charged with drug offences in the Blacktown region on Wednesday.

This followed inquiries by Strike Force Laudanum, established by Blacktown detectives to investigate the supply of crystalline methamphetamine.

On Wednesday police arrested three men in Blacktown and arrested another two men following more searches in Blacktown, Rooty Hill and Marayong.

Police will make further statements on the matter later on Thursday.