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$56,000 worth of drugs seized; man charged - Orange

Monday, 22 November 2021 01:49:19 PM

A man will face court today charged after $56,000 worth of methylamphetamine was seized in the state’s Central West on the weekend.

About 7.30pm yesterday (Sunday 21 November 2021), officers attached to Central West Police District attended a home on Edward Street, Orange, following reports of a domestic dispute.

Officers attempted to arrest a man before he ran from the home.

Following a short foot pursuit, officers arrested the 39-year-old man and seized two packages of powder believed to be methylamphetamine and over $6,500 of cash.

The packages have an estimated potential street value of approximately $56,000.

The man was taken to Orange Police Station and charged with supply prohibited drug and deal with property proceeds of crime.

He was refused bail to appear at Orange Local Court today (Monday 22 November 2021).