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Charges laid following drug supply investigation - Dural

Monday, 30 August 2021 06:00:23 AM

Penrith RES investigators have charged two people following inquiries into the supply of prohibited drugs across Sydney’s north-west.

In June this year, investigators attached to Penrith Region Enforcement Squad (RES) commenced an investigation into the supply of prohibited drugs in the Dural area.

Following extensive inquiries, officers arrested a 62-year-old man and 37-year-old woman during a vehicle stop at the intersection of Windsor Road and Olive Street at Baulkham Hills, about 12.45pm on Thursday 27 August 2021.

In a subsequent search of the Ford Falcon, investigators seized cannabis, methylamphetamine (ice) and a mobile phone.

A short time later, police executed a search warrant at a unit at Stonelea Court, Dural.

Investigators were assisted by North West Metropolitan Region Operations Support Groups (OSG) and the Dog Unit throughout the operation.

During the search at Dural, police seized 12g of cannabis, six LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) tabs, a baton and electronic devices.

All items seized during the operation will undergo further examination.

The Dural man was taken to Castle Hill Police Station and charged with six counts of possess prohibited drug, supply prohibited drug, possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit and fail to comply requirement public health order - COVID-19.

He was granted strict conditional bail to appear at Parramatta Local Court on Wednesday 8 September 2021.

The Baulkham Hills woman was issued a Court Attendance Notice (CAN) for fail to comply requirement public health order - COVID-19. She will appear at court at a later date.

Anyone with information about the supply of prohibited drugs is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.