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Three charged in drug investigation - Taree

Thursday, 15 June 2017 10:03:32 AM

Three people have been charged following an ongoing investigation into drug supply in the Taree area.

Detectives attached to the Manning/Great Lakes Local Area Command arrested a 31-year-old for allegedly selling a prohibited drug, believed to be methylamphetamine, in a car park in Mills Close, Taree, yesterday (Wednesday 14 June 2017).

Police subsequently executed three search warrants in Taree; at a home on Lansdowne Road, a storage shed in Muldoon Street and a home in Gwenneth Avenue.

A 41-year-old man was arrested at the Gwenneth Avenue property and a 31-year-old woman was arrested at the Lansdowne Road property.

All three were taken to Taree Police Station where they were charged.

The 31-year-old man was charged with supplying a commercial quantity of a prohibited drug, dealing in proceeds of crime, eight counts of supplying a prohibited drug and two counts of ongoing supply of a prohibited drug,

The 31-year-old woman and 41-year-old man were both charged with supplying a commercial quantity of a prohibited drug and dealing in the proceeds of crime.

All three were refused bail to appear before Forster Local Court today (Thursday 15 June 2017).

Investigations continue.