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Drugs and $26,000 cash seized from vehicle; woman charged - Orana Mid-Western PD

Monday, 10 January 2022 12:19:38 PM

A woman will face court today charged after drugs and over $26,000 cash were seized in the state’s central west on the weekend.

About 1.25pm on Saturday (8 January 2022), police responded to concerned calls regarding a Mitsubishi Outlander parked on the side of the Castlereagh Highway, about 2km south of Coonamble.

Upon arrival, officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District located the vehicle, with a woman asleep inside.

The 29-year-old woman was spoken to, before the vehicle was searched.

Police seized $26,345 in cash, methylamphetamine, cannabis and drug paraphernalia. The items will undergo further investigation.

The woman was arrested and taken to Coonamble Police Station where she was charged with two counts of possess prohibited drug, supply prohibited drug and goods in personal custody suspected being stolen.

She was refused bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court today (Monday 10 January 2022).