Three men charged after police locate clandestine drug labs in suburban homes

Three men have been charged after clandestine drug laboratories were located during multiple search warrants in New South Wales.

Detectives yesterday executed four search warrants at homes in Castlereagh, Berkshire Park, Londonderry and Claremont Meadows.

Three inactive clandestine drug laboratories were located at the homes, along with chemicals used in the alleged manufacture of prohibited drugs.


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Detectives also located and seized methylamphetamine, cannabis, along with a firearm and two electronic control devices.

Crime scenes were established at the homes, and specialist officers are continuing to process the Castlereagh and Londonderry homes today.

Three men, aged 40, 36 and 35, were arrested at the homes.

The 40-year-old man was charged with manufacture large commercial quantity prohibited drug; supply large commercial quantity prohibited drug; knowingly deal with the proceeds of crime; and possess unauthorised firearm.

He was bail refused to appear at Penrith Local Court today.

The 35-year-old man was charged with manufacture large commercial quantity prohibited drug. He was bail refused to appear at Fairfield Local Court today.

The 36-year-old man was charged with possess prohibited drugs; supply commercial quantity prohibited drug; and supply prohibited drug (two counts).

He was bail refused to appear at Penrith Local Court today.

Inquiries by Strike Force Millstream detectives continue.

 

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