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Drugs located during search warrant - Port Macquarie

Friday, 16 June 2017 01:40:15 PM

A man has been charged following the execution of a search warrant in Port Macquarie.

About 10am yesterday (Thursday 15 June 2017), police from Mid North Coast Local Area Command executed a search warrant on a home in Port Macquarie.

Police located a sophisticated hydroponic setup, housing 15 cannabis plants, as well as dry cannabis leaf.

Police also seized an amount of methlyamphetamine, as well as a small amount of cash, mobile phones and drug paraphernalia.

A 36-year-old man, who resisted police during the warrant, was arrested and taken to Port Macquarie Police Station.

He was charged with the following offences:

- Cultivate prohibited plant,

- Possess prohibited plant,

- Supply prohibited drug,

- Possess prohibited drug x2,

- Assault police,

- Resist police,

- Dealing the proceeds of crime and

- Goods in custody.

He was bail refused and will appear before Port Macquarie Local Court today (Friday 16 June 2017).

A 22-year-old woman, who was also home at the time of the warrant, is expected to be charged with Possess prohibited drug.