Man charged after police seize over 1600 tablets of MDMA from boat

Police have charged a man after over 1600 tablets of MDMA were seized following a boat search on the Central Coast.

About 9.40am Monday 7 December, officers responded to reports of a man falling from a boat on Lake Macquarie near Mannering Park.

On arrival officers spoke to a wet man walking near the boat ramp at Mannering Park.


Roads and Maritime Services located the vessel and towed it to police waiting at the boat ramp.

The boat was searched and officers will allege that over 1600 tablets of MDMA (ecstasy) with an estimated street value of $35,000, 15g of cannabis and drug paraphernalia were seized during the search.

The 38-year-old man was arrested and taken to Wyong Police Station.

He was charged with supply greater than commercial quantity of prohibited drugs and possession of prohibited drug x2.

The man was refused bail to appear at Wyong Local Court today.