Drugs and cash found during Goonellabah search

A man will appear in court today after police allegedly located drugs and cash during search warrants near Lismore.

Following an investigation into drug supply in the local area, police from Richmond Local Area Command executed three search warrants at properties in Gonnellabah, about 10am on Monday.

Officers attended a storage shed on Centenary Drive, where they executed the search warrant and allegedly located a box and a suitcase containing over 12kg of cannabis.

The second warrant was executed at a home on Georgina Place, where officers allegedly located an amount of cash and further cannabis.

A 34-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Lismore police station.

He was charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug, possess prohibited drug and knowingly deal in the proceeds of crime.

He was refused bail to appear in Lismore Local Court today (Tuesday 23 February 2016).

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