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Justine Elliot talks up federal budget

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An 18-year-old Byron Bay man has been charged with drug dealing and another two teens have been charged with possession after a police raid on a Suffolk Park home.

Police allege they seized quantities of drugs including ketamine, cannabis, MDMA and the prescription drug alprazolam. Cash and ammunition were also found.

The man was charged with supply prohibited drug, possess prohibited drug, possess ammunition and deal with proceeds of crime.

He was granted conditional bail to appear before Byron Bay Local Court on November 22.

In the same raid, another two 18-year-old men were charged with possessing prohibited drugs.


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