Regional NSW drug charges – ice and cannabis seized

Two charged after ‘ice’ seized

Broken Hill
Saturday, 28 May 2016

Police have charged two men after $76,000 of the drug ‘ice’ was seized in the state’s Far West.

About 10am yesterday (Friday 27 May 2016), police stopped a vehicle on Iodine Street, Broken Hill.

As a result of the vehicle stop, police attended a motel on Argent Street, searching a room and allegedly locating 76 grams of the drug ‘ice’, with a potential street value of $76,000.

Two men from South Australia, both aged 38, were arrested at the location.

The two men were taken to Broken Hill Police Station where they were both charged with supplying an indictable quantity of a prohibited drug.

They were refused bail to appear at Broken Hill Local Court today (Saturday 28 May 2016).

Man charged with supplying drugs to students

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Police have charged a man with supplying drugs to students at a high school in the state’s Lake Macquarie region earlier this week.

A man attended the school at Toronto on Monday (23 May 2016), and allegedly supplied students with muffins containing cannabis.

Two students fell ill and were taken to John Hunter Hospital for treatment.

Police were alerted and officers from Lake Macquarie Local Area Command commenced an investigation.

Following inquiries, police attended a home on Milford Street at Toronto just after 12.30pm today (Saturday 28 May 2016), where they arrested a 19-year-old man.

The man was taken to Belmont Police Station where he was charged with supply prohibited drugs.

He was given conditional bail to appear at Toronto Local Court on 19 July 2016.

Man charged after 16.5kg of cannabis seized during vehicle stop

Sunday, 29 May 2016

A man has been charged after 16.5kg of cannabis was seized during a vehicle stop in the state’s Riverina yesterday.

Just after 9pm (Saturday 28 May 2016), police from Deniliquin Local Area Command were conducting patrols on the Sturt Highway, when they stopped a Holden Commodore sedan at a service station on the Sturt Highway at Hay for the purposes of a random breath test.

Police spoke to the driver, a 43-year-old man, and conducted a roadside breath test which returned a negative result, before conducting a search of his vehicle.

During the search officers allegedly located and seized a total of 16.5kg of cannabis with an estimated potential street value of between $112,000 and $143,000.

The man was arrested and taken to Hay Police Station where he was charged with supply prohibited drug,

He was bail refused to appear at Deniliquin Local Court today (Sunday 29 May 2016).

Police locate drugs and firearms

Nambucca Heads
Monday, 30 May 2016

Police have seized drugs and firearms following a search warrant on the state’s Mid North Coast last week.

About 11am on Friday 27 May 2016, officers attached to Mid North Coast Local Area Command executed a search warrant at a house on Sharwill Drive, Valla (7km North of Nambucca Heads).

Police will allege during the search a number of items were located, including a dismantled hydroponic set up, small amount of cannabis, a firearm, an air rifle and ammunition.

Officers also located an alleged stolen motor vehicle and chain saw.

All items were seized and will undergo forensic examination.

A 50-year-old man is currently assisting police with their inquiries.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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