$29,000 worth of ice seized: police stage successful drug raid in Wellington

METHYLAMPHETAMINE with an estimated street value of up to $29,000 was seized by police in Wellington on Friday. 

Police from the Orana Local Area Command executed the search warrant on a property in Gisborne Street, Wellington on Friday. 

During a search of the property, officers seized about 100 grams of a crystal substance believed to be methylamphetamine, also known as “ice”.

Also seized during the search were about eight grams of cannabis, a set of electronic scales, numerous empty resealable plastic bags, strips of aluminium foil and a large amount of cash.

Further, officers seized a number of items suspected of being stolen, including power tools and an outboard motor.

Police arrested a 28-year-old man at the premises.

He was taken to Wellington Police Station, where he was charged with possess prohibited drug, and two counts of supply prohibited drug.

The man was refused bail to appear in Dubbo Local Court on Monday. 

Police are continuing their investigation into this matter, and would like to hear from anyone who may be able to assist with their inquiries.

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