Ammunition and drugs seized, man charged following Raptor Squad search – Central Coast

Ammunition and drugs have been seized, and a man has been charged, following a vehicle stop and subsequent search warrant on the Central Coast yesterday.

About 12.30pm yesterday (Tuesday 9 May 2023), police from Tuggerah Lakes Police District stopped a vehicle on Wallarah Road, Gorokan, near Toukley.

During a subsequent search of the vehicle, police allegedly located and seized 23 MDMA capsules, 18 grams of cocaine, various steroids, a mobile phone and a round of ammunition.

A 23-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Wyong Police Station where he was charged with three counts of possess prohibited drug, two counts of supply prohibited drug, and acquire ammunition without permit.

Following inquiries, officers from the Raptor Squad and Tuggerah Lakes Police District executed a search warrant at a property on Emu Drive, San Remo, about 6.25pm.

During a search of the property, police located and seized 50g of powder believed to be MDMA, a capsule containing MDMA, two rounds of ammunition, cannabis, 30ml of testosterone and mobile phones.

The man was charged with a further three offences including possessing firearms and acquiring ammunition without a permit.

He was also charged with police pursuit -not stop- drive recklessly, owner not disclose identity of driver/passenger, and drive motor vehicle during disqualification period, in relation to a pursuit alleged to have occurred on Thursday 13 April at San Remo.

He was refused bail to appear before Wyong Local Court today (Wednesday 10 May 2023), where he was granted conditional bail to appear before the same court on Wednesday 24 May 2023.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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