Police seize drugs
POLICE seized a large amount of cannabis and cash during a raid on a premises at Halfway Creek on Monday.
The drug bust was part of a North Coast police operation in which search warrants were executed simultaneously about 7.30am at Woolgoolga, Mullaway and Halfway Creek.
Cannabis, with a potential street value of $400,000, was located during the raids.
Police yesterday would not disclose details of the raid at the Franklins Road address at Halfway Creek, but said Strike Force Bayan, from the Coffs/Clarence Target Action Group, was investigating commercial cannabis cultivation and supply around the North Coast.
As part of the investigation, a 35-year-old man was arrested at Mullaway and charged with drug possession.
Bail was refused and he was expected to appear in Coffs Harbour Court yesterday.
A 46-year-old woman also was arrested at Woolgoolga and charged with supplying cocaine.
She was bailed to appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court on June 19.
Police investigations are continuing.