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Money seized during yesterday's raid in Ballina. (supplied)
Money seized during yesterday’s raid in Ballina. (supplied)

Diamonds and drugs were discovered when police raided a home in Ballina yesterday, arresting two people.

Police from the Richmond Target Action group yesterday executed a search warrant at a Tamar Street address.

‘Several people were at the residence when the warrant was executed,’ police said.

Police located diamonds believed to be stolen, illegal drugs, – ice and cannabis, cash believed to be stolen or unlawfully obtained, methadone, suspicious prescription medication and items that may be related to the sale and distribution of prohibited drugs.

Drugs seized during yesterday's raid in Ballina. (supplied)
Drugs seized during yesterday’s raid in Ballina. (supplied)

Police seized 2 grams of ice, 2 grams of cannabis, and $2,285 cash.

A 61 year old Ballina man will be charged with Knowingly take part in the supply of a prohibited drug, possess prohibited drug and Goods In Custody.

A 43 year old Ballina woman will be charged with Possession of a Prohibited Drug. Further charges may be laid pending more investigation. Both will appear in Ballina Local Court next month.

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  1. 2 grams of ice and 2 grams of cannabis isn’t much of a “haul” – more likely it’s for personal use! Why go for the big beat up when you’d probably find more drugs at a Liberal party fundraiser?

    • Obviously they were involved in a lot more than just ‘2 grams of ice and 2 grams of cannabis’ although that’s dangerous enough.


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