Drugs and weapons seized at Prospect

A man has been arrested after drugs and weapons were found at his Prospect home on Saturday.

Detectives from Western District CIB attended a home in Prospect on Saturday 7 November to conduct a drug search.

As a result of the search, officers located a clandestine laboratory with various chemicals along with 200 vials containing liquid anabolic steroids and 320,000 steroid tablets.

Specialist commercial equipment including a pill press, scales and a labelling machine were also located and seized.

Police also seized a number of prohibited weapons including a Taser, 11 double edged knives, knuckle dusters and an improvised explosive device (IED).

A 48-year-old man from the home was arrested and charged with manufacturing prescription drugs, trafficking prescription drugs and numerous weapons offences.

He has been refused bail and will appear in the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court today.

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