Police seize record amount of deadly chemical ‘bute’ in Craigieburn


It was like a scene from Breaking Bad.

One drum after another was dragged from the back of white vans in a Craigieburn junkyard by police wearing white plastic jumpsuits and face masks.

It was part of a huge seizure of a chemical that, because of a loophole in the law, is perfectly legal to import, but can become the deadly drug GHB. Read more.