A man will appear in court today charged with multiple drug offences.
About 7.35pm on Saturday 9 November 2019, officers from Lake Macquarie Target Action Group stopped a white Holden Commodore on the Pacific Highway, Jewells.
The vehicle and the driver were searched by police, with officers allegedly locating a quantity of drugs and items including Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) and methylamphetamine.
The 31-year-old driver was arrested and taken to Belmont Police Station where he was charged with possessing and supplying a prohibited drug.
He was refused bail and appeared at Newcastle Local Court on Sunday 10 November 2019, where he was granted conditional bail.
About 12.30pm on Sunday 10 November 2019, Lake Macquarie detectives executed a search warrant at a home on Ntaba Road, Jewells.
Police located and seized over 80 exhibits including 3kg cannabis, more than 1kg methylamphetamine, more than one-litre of liquid amphetamines, more than 300gm of MDMA, more than 2kg amphetamine, steroids, pharmaceutical drugs, vacuum food sealers, sophisticated drug ledgers, drug paraphernalia, a sum of cash and a pellet handgun.
Inquiries commenced to locate the man, then at 7.30pm yesterday (Monday 11 November 2019), police arrested the same 31-year-old and charged him with three counts of supply prohibited drug (large commercial quantity), supply prohibited drug (commercial quantity), supply prohibited drug (indictable and commercial quantity), possess unregistered firearm, possess ammunition without a permit, and owner/occupier knowingly allow use as a drug premises.
He was refused bail to appear in Belmont Local Court today (Tuesday 12 November 2019).