Police arrest two for drug and weapons offences – Singleton Heights

A man and a woman have been arrested in relation to drug and weapons offences in the state’s Hunter region.

Officers attached to Hunter Valley Police District and Rural Crime investigators established Strike Force Axels to investigate property theft in the Upper Hunter.

Following extensive inquiries, about 7am today (Friday 1 November 2019), Hunter Valley PD officers with the assistance of Strike Force Raptor North executed search warrants at two properties on Madden Parade and Wentworth Avenue, Singleton Heights.

During the searches, police allegedly located and seized methylamphetamine, steroids, cannabis and a taser.

A 36-year-old man was arrested and taken to Cessnock Police Station. He was charged with three drug offences and refused bail to face Cessnock Local Court today (Friday 1 November 2019).

A 57-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Singleton Police Station. She is expected to be charged later today.

Investigations under Strike Force Axels are ongoing.

Anyone with information about the supply of prohibited drugs is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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