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Far South Coast man charged with allegedly supplying illicit drugs

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Police have charged a man over the alleged supply of illicit drugs on the Far South Coast.

Investigators from the South Coast Police District searched a home in Berrambool, just north of Merimbula, around 3.30pm yesterday afternoon (Thursday 13 May 2021).

A 47-year-old man was allegedly found in possession of illegal drugs and cash.

During the search, investigators allegedly located almost 22 and a half grams of methylamphetamine, as well as cannabis, ‘Magic Mushrooms’ and prescription medication.

South Coast District Police Officers seized two prohibited weapons as well as items believed to have been stolen. Items seized will undergo forensic examination.

The man was taken to Merimbula Police Station where he was charged with supply prohibited drug commercial quantity, possess prohibited weapon and deal with proceeds of crime.

He was granted conditional bail to appear in Bega Local Court on Tuesday 29 June 2021.

Further charges are expected to be laid.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.