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Man charged after warrant - Broken Hill

Friday, 07 July 2017 03:10:10 AM

A man has been charged with drug and other offences after a search warrant in the state’s far west.

About 10.55am yesterday (Thursday 6 July 2017), police from Strike Force Bunbie, established to investigate the supply of prohibited drugs, executed a search warrant at an address on Eyre Street, Broken Hill.

During the search warrant, inside the home, police allegedly seized 72.3grams of cannabis, jewellery, a number of items suspected of being stolen, and $910 in cash.

In a caravan at the rear of the property, police located a further 471.2grams of cannabis as well as drug paraphernalia.

A 46-year-old man was arrested at the address and taken to Broken Hill Police Station.

He was charged with supply prohibited drug – commercial quantity (cannabis); knowingly deal with proceeds of crime; supply prohibited drug (cannabis); possess prohibited drug; goods suspected stolen in/on premises; and goods in personal custody suspected being stolen.

He was refused bail to appear at Broken Hill Local Court today (Friday 7 July 2017).

Inquiries are continuing and further charges are possible