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Nimbin man charged with supplying drugs

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A man will appear in court today after quantities of the drugs ‘ice’ and cannabis were found when a car was stopped in Lismore.

Police from the Richmond Local Area Command Target Action Group stopped a car in High Street at 2.15pm on Tuesday.

Police will allege that a search of the car discovered cash, drug paraphernalia and a quantity of substances believed to be cannabis and methylamphetamine (Ice) and a hunting knife.

A 34-year-old Nimbin man was taken to Lismore Police Station and charged with deemed supply of methylamphetamine, possess methylamphetamine, possess cannabis resin, possessing a knife in a public place and possessing the proceeds of crime.

He was refused bail prior to his appearance in Lismore Local Court today.


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