Hunter drug raids: Les Mason among five men arrested and charged with supplying large quantities of GHB, cocaine

By Sam Rigney
Updated April 15 2019 - 12:00pm, first published December 22 2018 - 5:00am
ARREST: A handcuffed Leslie Charles Mason with detectives outside of his Mayfield home on Wednesday. He has been charged with supplying a large commercial quantity of Butanediol. Picture: NSW Police
ARREST: A handcuffed Leslie Charles Mason with detectives outside of his Mayfield home on Wednesday. He has been charged with supplying a large commercial quantity of Butanediol. Picture: NSW Police

TWO brothers – one accused of importing and supplying hundreds of litres of a dangerous drug and the other of manufacturing it – a Qantas engineer, a Sydney man and Leslie Mason, the older brother of former Newcastle Knight Willie Mason, have been charged over a massive Hunter drug syndicate accused of supplying large quantities of cocaine and the potentially deadly industrial solvent Butanediol, an alternative to party drug GHB.

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