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Police have raided a number of properties, seizing guns, cash and drugs. Photo NSW Police Force
Police have raided a number of properties, seizing guns, cash and drugs. Photo NSW Police Force

Police have arrested 10 men on the NSW Central Coast after pouncing on drug rings, uncovering a laboratory, guns, cash, mobile phones and handcuffs.

The large-scale raid was sparked by the arrests of two men aged 49 and 31 at Woy Woy on Wednesday.

The pair were charged with drug supply offences, possession of an unlicensed firearm and participation in a criminal group.

The arrests prompted a further 11 searches of properties across the Central Coast, including at Ettalong Beach, Umina Beach, Springfield, Narara, Kincumber, Mardi, Kariong and Tuggerah.

Another eight men were arrested as a result of the raids, during which police found two pistols and a shot gun.

They also discovered cocaine, methylamphetamine, cannabis, cashd, mobile phones, handcuffs and drug equipment.

A secret drug laboratory was uncovered at a Springfield property.

Nine of the men, including a 70-year-old from Springfield, were charged and are due to appear at either Woy Woy or Gosford Local Court.

 


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