Police conduct drug raids in the city and surrounding areas, confiscating an array of drugs, implements used to conceal drugs, and firearms. A number of people are on multiple charges. July 8, 2016
Police conduct drug raids in the city and surrounding areas, confiscating an array of drugs, implements used to conceal drugs, and firearms. A number of people are on multiple charges. July 8, 2016 Bev Lacey

Guns, bullets, and drugs seized in Northern Rivers raid

POLICE from the Richmond Target Action Group have seized drugs and firearms during a search warrant in Ellangowan south of Casino today.

About 7.35am this morning police executed a search warrant on Mothersoles Road.

After gaining entry they located a shotgun, hunting rifle, an air rifle, shotgun shells and rifle ammunition.

Further searches revealed sixteen cannabis plants and almost three kilos of cannabis leaf.

As a result of this, a 44 year old Ellangowan man was charged with the following:

Possessing Prohibited Drug

Possess Prohibited Plant

Cultivate prohibited Plant

Three counts of possess unregistered firearm

Not keep firearm safe

A 44 year old Ellangowan woman has been charged with

Three counts of Possess unregistered firearm

Not keep firearm safe

Possess ammunition without holding a firearms licence

Both were granted conditional bail and will appear at Lismore Local Court in August



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