Unconscious man and woman found in ute with meth and guns

A man and woman have been found unconscious in a ute allegedly containing methamphetamine and guns.

NSW Police made the shock find after coming across a Nissan Navara parked in Lions Park on the New England Highway at Armidale around 6pm on Wednesday.

Upon closer inspection of the ute, they found a man and woman, aged 62 and 27, unconscious inside.


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The pair were rushed to Armidale Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

Officers then searched the vehicle and allegedly uncovered methamphetamine, cash, drug administering equipment, four unregistered firearms and ammunition.

The man and woman have since been released from hospital and charged with a string of offences by police.

The man was charged with supply prohibited drug – less than commercial quantity, possess unregistered firearms in circumstances of aggravation, possess unauthorised firearm (x4), possess ammunition without licence, and possess/use weapon without permit.

The woman was charged with supply prohibited drug less than commercial quantity.

Both were refused bail to appear before Armidale Local Court today.

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