Police charge man with commercial drug supply at Maitland

A man will face court today, charged after a commercial quantity of anabolic steroids was allegedly seized at a Maitland home yesterday.

Last month, officers from the Port Stephens-Hunter Drug Unit commenced an investigation into the supply of anabolic steroids in the Maitland area.

Following extensive inquires, investigators executed a warrant at a home on Lapwing Street, in the Maitland suburb of Aberglasslyn, yesterday (Monday 1 June 2020).

During a search of the home, officers allegedly located and seized 233 vials, containing 2.3 litres of anabolic steroids, along with 5.2 litres of liquid believed to be anabolic steroids, glassware and chemicals.

These items will be forensically examined.

A 31-year-old man was arrested at the home and taken to Maitland Police Station, where he was charged with supply prohibited drug – commercial quantity.

The man has been refused bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court today (Tuesday 2 June 2020).

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