Drugs, weapons charges laid after raid

A SET of nunchucks and a quantity of drugs were allegedly found when police raided a Tweed Heads South home on Wednesday.

A 30-year-old man has been charged after police allegedly uncovered the prohibited weapon, along with an amount of cannabis and some prescription drugs.

Police from the Tweed/ Byron Target Action Group entered the home at about 9am.

“It is alleged that during the search police located a set of nunchucks - a prohibited weapon - as well as a number of Schedule Four drugs, which can only be obtained by prescription,” Inspector Darren Steel of Tweed police said.

“It is further alleged that approximately 160 grams of what police believe to be cannabis was also found.”

The man has been charged with possessing a prohibited drug, possessing a prescribed restricted substance and possessing a prohibited weapon.

He will appear in Tweed Heads Local Court on June 22.

Police have also charged a 48-year-old Kingscliff woman after allegedly locating a number of cannabis plants at her home.

Inspector Steel said police found a small number of cannabis plants the back verandah of a home in Ozone Street, Kingscliff, when they carried out a search about 8.30am Wednesday.

The woman will appear in Tweed Heads Local Court on June 22.



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