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Knuckle dusters, drugs and ammo found by Tweed/Byron police

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Police say that at about 11.45am on Tuesday, staff from the Tweed/Byron Target Action Group (TAG) were patrolling Kirkwood Road, Tweed Heads South when they stopped a Holden Commodore and spoke with the driver – a 24-year-old man.

Police say they searched the vehicle and located cash, cannabis and two sets of knuckle dusters.

The man was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station.

Later that day, police executed a search warrant at a home on Sunset Place, Tweed Heads West where they allegedly located and seized MDMA, cannabis leaf, cannabis seed, dimethyltryptamine, methylamphetamine, a number of pharmaceutical drugs, knuckle dusters and ammunition.

The 24-year-old man was charged with deal with proceeds of crime, possess ammunition without permit, two counts of supply prohibited drug greater than indictable quantity, three counts of possess prohibited weapon and six counts of possess prohibited drug.

He was refused bail to face Tweed Heads Local Court.


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