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Images of the Evans Head drugs haul from the NSW Police Facebook site.
Images of the Evans Head drugs haul from the NSW Police Facebook site.

Police have arrested two men at Evans Head and seized methylamphetamine, cocaine, cannabis, steroids, ammunition, fake identification documents and cash following an operation in the northern rivers region.

Police say that as part of ongoing inquiries into the supply of drugs in the region, police stopped two men as they entered a vehicle on Riverview Street, Evans Head.

The men were searched, with one of them found to be in possession of 28 grams of methylamphetamine and more than $11,000 in cash.

The duo were arrested on the spot, before police executed a search warrant in a nearby residence.

Inside the home, officers found a further 280 grams of methylamphetamine, 11 grams of cocaine, six grams of cannabis, more than $3,000 in cash, fake driver’s licences and ATM cards, vials of steroids, and ammunition.

The two men, both aged 28, were taken to Lismore police station, where one of them was charged with numerous offences relating to commercial drug supply, drug possession and dealing in the proceeds of crime.

The other man was charged in relation to a Queensland Police warrant for armed robbery and deprivation of liberty.

Both men have been refused bail to appear in Lismore Local Court today (Wednesday).


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