Drug squad storms house at Newcastle

PHOTO: Twitter

PHOTO: Twitter

A man has been charged with multiple drug offences after detectives raided his home at Newcastle yesterday.

Police executed a search warrant at the man’s Dwyer Chase home at Eleebana just after 10.30am where in a garage it’s alleged they located cannabis leaf, cannabis seeds, LSD, white powder and a white crystal substance.


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Investigators also located a quantity of cash inside a safe.

In two other rooms police seized a quantity of cannabis leaf and cannabis seeds, while 23 cannabis plants were found growing in individual flower pots throughout the garden.

A 21-year-old man was arrested and taken to Belmont Police Station where he was later charged with two counts of possessing a prohibited drug, deem supply prohibited drug and dealing in the proceeds of crime.

He was refused bail to appear at Newcastle Bail Court today.

Inquiries into the matter continue with further arrests and charges expected.

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