Three men charged following investigation into methyl-amphetamine supply in Kempsey

Three men will face court today following investigations into the alleged commercial supply of ICE on the state’s Mid North Coast.

Strike Force Downey was formed in March 2016 to investigate the supply of methylamphetamine (ICE) in the Kempsey area.

About 11am yesterday today, two men, aged 26 and 34 years old, were arrested at a business in West Kempsey, NSW Police say.

Police allege drugs, mobile phones and electronic storage devices were located and seized. The two men were taken to Kempsey Police Station.

Search warrants were then executed by officers attached to the Mid North Coast Local Area Command at three locations in Kempsey.

Police allege they located and seized drugs, ammunition, documentation, mobile phones and electronic storage device and approximately $50,000 cash.

A 37-year-old man was also arrested at a home in Bankstown and a further search warrant executed where mobile phones, clothing and a large amount of mail were seized. He was taken to Bankstown Police Station.

The 26-year-old man was charged with eight counts of supply prohibited drug, supply large commercial quantity of methylamphetamine, and participate in a criminal group.

The 34-year-old man was charged with 11 counts of supply prohibited drug, supply large commercial quantity of methylamphetamine, and participate in a criminal group.

Both men were refused bail to appear at Port Macquarie Local Court today tomorrow.

The 37-year-old man was charged with four counts of supply prohibited drug, supply large commercial quantity of methylamphetamine, and participate in a criminal group.

He was refused bail to appear at Bankstown Local Court today tomorrow.

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