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Police from the Richmond LAC executed a search warrant at an address in Henry Phillip Avenue, Ballina yesterday.

During the search police seized drugs believed to be Methyl-amphetamine (ICE), steroids, cannabis and restricted pharmaceutical drugs.

They also seized a significant amount property including power tools, toiletry items, toys and an amount of cash.

Police will allege the property was exchanged for the supply of drugs.

A 24 year-old man was charged with supplying a prohibited drug, possessing a prohibited drug, possessing prohibited prescribed substance and dealing with proceeds of crime.

A 19-year-old woman was charged with supplying a prohibited drug and possession of a prohibited drug.

The pair were bailed to appear at Ballina Local Court next month.


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