A man has been charged over commercial drug supply in the Newcastle area.
About 1am (Saturday 16 November 2019) officers attached to Newcastle City Target Action Group stopped a vehicle on Lambton Road, New Lambton, for the purpose of a random breath test.
After speaking with the 21-year-old male driver, police formed cause to search him and the vehicle.
During the search, officers allegedly located an amount of cash, 64 capsules of MDMA, and a further 25 pressed blue tablets.
The man was arrested and taken to Waratah Police Station.
Police subsequently searched the man’s Lambton home, allegedly locating further amounts of MDMA, as well as a large amount of cash.
In total, over 250 grams of MDMA were seized.
The man was charged with supply prohibited drug – commercial quantity, supply prohibited drug between commercial and indictable quantity (x9), and deal with proceeds of crime (x3).
He was refused bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court tomorrow (Sunday 17 November 2019).