Drugs, Cash and a Gun Seized in Search Warrant

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Drugs, Cash and a Gun Seized in Search Warrant

Police have seized cannabis, ice, steroids, cash and a pistol in a search of a house in Grafton.

Officers attached to the Target Action Group (TAG) executed a search warrant at a house in Fitzgerald Street, South Grafton at 1:30pm on Tuesday.

According to Police, it is alleged that during the search officers seized cannabis, crystal methylamphetamine (ice), steroids, cash and a pistol.

The drugs are alleged to have a potential street value of over $7,000.

The occupant, a 25 year old man, was arrested at the scene and taken to Grafton Police Station. He was subsequently charged with supplying a prohibited drugs, possession of a prohibited drug, possession of a restricted substance, possession of a unregistered pistol, not keep firearm safe, and dealing with the proceeds of crime.

He was bail refused by police, due to appear in Maclean Local Court today.

Coffs Clarence crime manager, Detective Inspector Darren Jameson said, "this search warrant was the result of strong investigative work by our TAG officers, and taking these dangerous drugs, and a pistol, off the streets is a pleasing outcome”.

"This is further evidence of the strong link that drugs, particularly cannabis has with crime and violence”, he said.

Coffs Clarence LAC has a strong focus on driving down crime, with the link between drugs and crime.

"We know that cannabis and drugs drive crime, and here again we have cannabis linked as the accomplice with ice and a firearm”, Det Insp. Jameson said.

"The command's officers remain focused on targeting drugs to continue the great work we have been able to achieve in reducing crime”.

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