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The drug haul the police impounded following a raid on a property at Tweed Heads on Thursday (April 6). Photo NSW Police
The drug haul the police impounded following a raid on a property at Tweed Heads on Thursday (April 6). Photo NSW Police

Police continue to make inquiries after they searched a number of properties in the Tweed Heads area.

About 4.20pm on Thursday (April 6), police raided a home at Oakland Drive, Banora Point, following ongoing investigations into drug supply in the area.

During the search officers located:

  • 2 kg cannabis
  • Over 35grams of cocaine
  • Steroids and prescribed restricted substances,
  • Prohibited weapons and
  • Cash.

A 34-year-old man was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station where he was charged with possessing a prohibited drug, supplying prohibited drug, supplying cannabis, possessing a prohibited weapon and dealing in the proceeds of crime.

He was refused bail and will next appear in Tweed Heads Local Court on Tuesday May 2.

Shortly after, police executed a search warrant at two properties on Tweed Valley Way at Chinderah.

During the search police allegedly located cocaine, cannabis and cash.

A 32-year-old man was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station where he was released pending further investigation.

Inquiries continue.


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