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Tweed Heads man charged with drug supply

A man has faced court after drugs were found during a search warrant at Tweed Heads on Thursday (May 4) .

About 1.30pm, raided a home on Stuart Street, Tweed Heads.

During the search police allegedly found more than 300 pills, methamphetamine, prescription medication, cannabis, drug paraphernalia and chemicals allegedly used to manufacture prohibited drugs.

They arrested a 21-year-old man when they searched him police allegedly found more cannabis and methamphetamine.

The man was taken to Tweed Heads Police Station where was charged with numerous drug offences including possessing a prohibited drug and supplying prohibited drug.

He was refused bail and appeared in Tweed Heads Local Court on Friday (May 5).

Detective chief inspector Brendon Cullen, from Tweed Heads Local Area Command says the discovery was ‘a timely reminder of the risks people take when ingesting prohibited drugs.’

‘Every time you consume illicit drugs, you are putting your life at risk as there is no quality control,’ he said.

‘These drugs have been outlawed for a reason – they are very dangerous. The criminals who supply illicit drugs don’t care about your health; they only care about making money.

‘Anyone who is considering taking illicit drugs should stop to consider the possible consequences and not do it. It’s a gamble with your life that’s just not worth taking.’

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