Drugs, guns and ammunition seized in NSW home raids

Police have charged one woman and four men following three raids at Erskineville, Waterloo and Newtown, where drugs, guns and ammunition were seized.

Strike Force Wrexham was formed by officers from Newtown Local Area Command in July 2015, to investigate the supply of prohibited drugs around south Sydney.

About 7.30am yesterday (Monday 28 September 2015), investigators executed three search warrants at homes; on Allen Street, Waterloo; Euston Road, Erskineville; and, King Street, Newtown.


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During the warrants police seized over 1.4kg of cannabis, over 210g of heroin, over 6g of methlamphetamine (ICE), cash, a rifle and ammunition.

A total of five people were arrested at the locations and taken to Botany Bay Police Station and Newtown Police Station.

A 28-year-old woman was charged with supply prohibited drug on an ongoing basis, supply prohibited drug, and participate in a criminal group.

A 48-year-old man was charged with supply prohibited drug, participate in a criminal group, possess unregistered firearm and unlawfully possess firearm ammunition.

A 24-year-old man was charged with supply prohibited drug, supply prohibited drug on an ongoing basis and participate in a criminal group.

The three were refused bail to appear at Newtown Local Court today (Tuesday 29 September 2015).

Two men, aged 23 and 30, were charged with supply prohibited drug and dealing in proceeds of crime.

They were given conditional bail to appear at Downing Centre Local Court on Friday 23 October 2015.

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