Woman charged with drug supply near Cessnock, NSW

A woman is due to face court charged with alleged drug supply after a search warrant at a home near Cessnock this morning, NSW Police say.

Just after 5.30am (Wednesday 16 May 2018), officers from Hunter Valley Police District attended a home on Greta Street at Aberdare, where they stopped four people riding unregistered trail bikes.

One of the four fled on a trailbike and could not be located again. Inquiries are continuing.

Officers allegedly located drugs, resealable bags and cash in a woman’s backpack.

An 18-year-old woman, and two men, aged 24 and 27, were arrested and taken to Cessnock Police Station.

During a search of the home, power tools, a cooktop, three motorbikes, and a ride on mower, believed to be stolen, were located.

The 18-year-old woman was charged with possess prohibited drug x5, supply prohibited drug x2 and deal with proceeds of crime.

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She was granted conditional bail to appear at Cessnock Local Court on Wednesday 27 June 2018.

The men were released pending further inquiries.