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April 19, 2021

Following robbery drugs seized in Lismore

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Lismore police made a significant drug seizure yesterday when they had cause to search a Lismore motel room that had been occupied by a 26 year old Lismore man.

In what turned out to be an eclectic mix of illegal substances, detectives located 522 grams of cannabis, 126 grams crystalline substance believed to be Methyl-amphetamine, 55 grams white powder believed to be cocaine, 84 grams various pink, green and brown capsules believed to be MDMA, Magic Mushrooms, LSD tabs and a vial of purple liquid believed to be gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL).

In addition to the drugs being located, police found items related to a recent robbery.

The 26 year old has been charged with Robbery In Company, Assault Occasions Actual Bodily Harm, Possess Prohibited Drug, Deal With Proceeds of Crime x 2, Possess Prohibited Drug and Possession of Knife.

The man has been bail refused until Monday.

A juvenile co-offender has been charged with Robbery In Company, Possess Prohibited Drug x 2, Goods In Custody and Possession of a Knife.

The juvenile was bail refused and will appear at Children’s Court next week.

Further charges are pending once the drugs are analysed.

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