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A man faced court on Saturday after police seized drugs, knuckledusters and alleged stolen furniture in Casino on Friday afternoon (June 29).

At about 1pm, detectives from raided a home on Johnston Street where they seized methamphetamine, MDMA, knuckle dusters, and household furniture.

While at the home, police attempted to speak to a 25-year-old man. Following a short foot pursuit, he was arrested in West Street, allegedly carrying methamphetamine and ammunition.

He was taken to Casino Police Station and issued a Field Court Attendance Notice for possessing a prohibited drug, and possessing ammunition without a permit.

He will appear at Lismore Local Court on Thursday August 9.

Following inquires, a 36-year-old man was arrested in Graham Place about 4.20pm.

He was taken to Casino Police Station and charged with supplying a prohibited drug – indictable quantity, possessing prohibited drug, possessing or using a prohibited weapon without a permit, and goods suspected of being stolen on premises.

Police will allege in court; the furniture was stolen during an aggravated break in at an Oak Avenue home earlier this year.

The second man appeared at Lismore Bail Court on Saturday (June 30).


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