Tumut detectives seized ice and illegal weapons when they executed a search warrant in Tumut on Thursday.
On Thursday 30th
of April, acting on information received from the public, Detectives from
Tumut obtained a search warrant.
With the assistance of police from Cootamundra Detectives, Rural Crime and the Target Action Group they searched a house in Lambie Street Tumut.
Officer in Charge Detective Senior Constable Michael Parker said, “Police located a quantity of methyl-amphetamine (ice), cannabis, cash suspected of being the proceeds of crime and a number of prohibited weapons.”
The male and female occupants of the premise were arrested and taken to Tumut Police Station.
The 35-year-old male occupant was charged with a number of offences including Supplying Prohibited Drugs, Possession of Prohibited Weapons and Dealing with Proceeds of Crime.
He was refused bail and held in custody overnight to appear at Wagga Wagga Local Court the following morning.
The 33-year-old female occupant will be charged with drug possession offences.
Police urge anyone with information relating to persons supplying prohibited drugs or any other criminal offences to contact either their local police of Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Tumut Police Inspector Stephen Radford said “another great result from your local Police targeting alleged local drug suppliers. “Information from the community has been critical in identifying and successfully arresting drug dealers in our community over the last 12 months. If you have information on persons engaged in ‘badness’ in our community, say something and we’ll do something – don’t assume we already know.”