Police seize illicit drugs and replica pistol following search warrant in Nyngan

A man has been charged after police located a replica pistol and illicit drugs during a search warrant in Nyngan today, NSW Police say.

About 11:30am today detectives from Darling River Local Area Command executed a search warrant at a home in Mudal Street, Nyngan.

During a search of a shed used as a dwelling on the premises, it will be alleged police located a quantity of white crystals which is believed to methylamphetamine, or ‘ice’, and a replica pistol.

Those items were seized for forensic examination.

A 46-year-old Nyngan man was arrested at the scene and taken to Nyngan Police Station.

He has been charged with drug supply offences, operate a drug premises and possession of a prohibited drug.

The man was refused bail and will appear at Dubbo Local Court tomorrow.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to these incidents to call Crime Stopers.