Southgate man charged for alleged drug and weapon offences

A SOUTHGATE man will face court over alleged drug supply and weapons charges following a vehicle stop and search warrant at Grafton.

About 3.40pm on Monday, June 22, officers from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command stopped a black Holden Commodore in Arthur Street, Grafton.

The vehicle was subsequently searched and police allegedly located 209 MDMA ('ecstasy') tablets inside a container in the vehicle.

The driver, a 29-year-old Southgate man, was arrested at the scene and conveyed to Grafton Police Station where he was charged with supply prohibited drug.

A further search of the man while in custody, allegedly located an amount of methylamphetamine and $4,000 cash on his person.

Following investigations, about 10.30am Tuesday, June 23 officers attended a home at Southgate, northeast of Grafton.

A search warrant was executed at the premises and investigators allegedly located an amount of cannabis, drug equipment, several vials of liquid testosterone, ammunition, a 12 gauge shotgun, a replica pistol and knuckle dusters.

The man was formally refused bail for these matters and appeared before Grafton Local Court yesterday and will next appear before Grafton Local Court on July 6. 

 



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