Gun, drugs seized

Tweed Daily News - - NEWS -

■ PO­LICE have charged three peo­ple with a range of of­fences af­ter a firearm, drugs and other items were al­legedly found at a home in Kingscliff. Of­fi­cers from the Tweed By­ron Po­lice District of­fi­cers ex­e­cuted a search war­rant at Moss Street, Kingscliff, unit about 6.45pm on Fri­day. Po­lice will al­lege they found and seized a gun, cash, metham­phetamine, mo­bile phones, two mo­tor ve­hi­cles, bank cards, driv­ers’ li­cences and Medi­care cards.

At the home, they ar­rested a 33-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman and they were both taken to Tweed Heads Po­lice Sta­tion.

A man, 39, al­legedly fled the scene but was ar­rested shortly af­ter­wards af­ter a strug­gle with po­lice. He was taken to Tweed Heads Po­lice Sta­tion and later to the Tweed Hos­pi­tal.

Po­lice said he was re­leased from hos­pi­tal on Satur­day morn­ing and was charged with re­sist­ing ar­rest, sup­ply­ing a pro­hib­ited drug, pos­sess­ing a pro­hib­ited drug and know­ingly deal­ing with the pro­ceeds of crime.

He was re­fused bail to face Tweed Heads Lo­cal Court on Mon­day. The 33-year-old man was charged with know­ingly deal­ing with the pro­ceeds of crime, pos­sess­ing an unau­tho­rised firearm and breach­ing an AVO. The 30-year-old woman was charged with know­ingly deal­ing with the pro­ceeds of crime and breach­ing an AVO. They were both re­fused bail and were ex­pected to face Tweed Heads Lo­cal Court on Satur­day.

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