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Man arrested in Yamba over drugs, firearm charges

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A 55-year-old man was arrested and charged over drugs and firearms offences after police executed a search warrant at a house in Yamba yesterday.

Police say they targeted house in Treelands Drive for a search following an investigation into the alleged supply of drugs in the area and found 10 cannabis plants and cannabis leaf.

They also discovered a .303 military style firearm and cash.

The man was charged with cultivating a prohibited plant, possessing and supplying a prohibited drug, possessing equipment to administer a prohibited drug, possessing an unregistered firearm, hindering police and dealing with proceeds of crime.

He was granted conditional bail to appear in Mclean Local Court on 12 December.


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