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Five charged over South Coast drug syndicate

Five charged over South Coast drug syndicate

Police warn more arrests are likely after five people were charged with police disrupting an alleged drug supply syndicate on the South Coast.

In May 2019 Strike Force Raptor South and the South Coast Police District established Strike Force Adnamira to investigate the manufacture and supply of methylamphetamine (ICE) across the South Coast.

So far:

A 21-year-old man was served with a Future Service Court Attendance Notice for alleged firearm offences; he has been remanded in custody over unrelated matters to face Nowra Local Court October 14.

A 32-year-old man was arrested twice, first in Nowra in July and then in Gerringong last week – over alleged drug supply and breach of bail. He was refused bail to face Nowra Local Court September 16.

A 49-year-old man was arrested at Culburra Beach and charged with alleged drug supply, deal in proceeds of crime, participate in criminal group and resist arrest. He was refused bail and to appear before Nowra Local Court on October 18.

A 26-year-old man was arrested at Nowra last week over alleged drug supply, participate in criminal group and an outstanding warrant. He was refused bail to front Nowra Local Court on September 13.

A 41-year-old woman was arrested at Nowra Police Station last week and charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug (between indictable and commercial quantity). She was formerly refused bail in Nowra Court and will appear again on September 16.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers (1800 333 000). Information is treated in strict confidence.