Meth, firearms and cash seized in in­ves­ti­ga­tion

Southern Telegraph - - NEWS -

Or­gan­ised crime squad de­tec­tives have seized more than 1.7kg of metham­phetamine and two firearms at a house in Golden Bay.

As part of an in­ves­ti­ga­tion tar­get­ing the sup­ply and dis­tri­bu­tion of il­licit drugs, two search war­rants were ex­e­cuted at two homes in Golden Bay last Thurs­day — one in Ari­zona Pa­rade and the other in Bullar­doo Way.

It will be al­leged the search of the Bullar­doo Way res­i­dence re­sulted in $ 49,500 in cash and other items of in­ter­est be­ing lo­cated.

It will be al­leged the search of the Ari­zona Pa­rade res­i­dence re­sulted in more than 1.79kg of metham­phetamine, 142g of MDMA, $ 33,900 in cash, steroids and two firearms be­ing found.

A 27- year- old man from Golden Bay has been charged with pos­ses­sion of metham­phetamine, MDMA and steroids with in­tent to sell or sup­ply, two counts of pos­ses­sion of firearms in cir­cum­stances of ag­gra­va­tion, hav­ing ready ac­cess to both weapons and il­le­gal drugs.

He was also charged with pos­ses­sion of a firearm and am­mu­ni­tion with­out a li­cence, as well as pos­ses­sion of stolen or un­law­fully ob­tained prop­erty.

Sev­eral other peo­ple were charged as part of the op­er­a­tion.

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