Police charge two after investigation into drug supply at Coffs Harbour

Two men have been charged with drug-related offences following an investigation into the supply of prohibited drugs on the state’s Mid North Coast.

In March 2021, officers from the Coffs/Clarence Police District commenced an investigation into the supply of prohibited drugs between Sydney and Coffs Harbour.

As part of inquiries, investigators stopped a Holden Cruze on the Pacific Highway, Urunga, about 8pm on Friday 12 March 2021

Police spoke with the occupants, two men aged 25 and 20. A search was conducted of the vehicle before it was seized for further examination.

During a subsequent examination of the vehicle, police allegedly located and seized over 1kg of methylamphetamine concealed inside an internal compartment.

Following inquiries, detectives arrested two men, now aged 21 and 25 at Coffs Harbour Police Station yesterday (Thursday 13 May 2021).

Both men were charged with supply prohibited drug – large commercial quantity.

The younger man appeared at Coffs Harbour Local Court yesterday (Thursday 13 May 2021) and was formally refused bail to appear at the same court on Tuesday 6 July 2021.

They older man was refused bail to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court today (Friday 14 May 2021).

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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages

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