Three Men Charged with Drug Possession/Firearms in Lane Cove

The tribal drums were beating yesterday after police were spotted carrying out a raid at a house in Centennial Avenue (near Sutherland Street).  This raid has resulted in three men being charged.

Officers from North Shore PAC established Strike Force Yugari to investigate the suspected supply of prohibited drugs by a 34-year-old man within the Sydney Metropolitan area.

Following extensive inquiries, at 11.40am on Friday 26th July 2019 investigators executed a search warrant at a home on Centennial Avenue, Lane Cove.

The 34-year-old man was arrested inside the home.

Two other men who were inside the home, aged 33 and 26, were also arrested after they were found to be in possession of drugs.

During a search of the home, police allegedly located a small amount of a crystal substance and white powder, as well as ammunition, a crossbow, taser, flick knife, two slingshots, an extendable baton, and throwing knives.

Property believed to be the proceeds of crime, including mountain bikes, tools, and clothing were also seized.

The 34-year-old man and the 26-year-old man were taken to Chatswood Police Station.

The older man was charged with ongoing supply of prohibited drug, possess prohibited weapon (x6), deal with proceeds of crime (x2), possess ammunition, goods in custody, and drive whilst disqualified.

He was refused bail to appear before Parramatta Bail Court.

The younger man was charged with possess prohibited drug and deal with identity documents with intent.

He was granted conditional bail to appear at Hornsby Local Court on Thursday 8 August 2019.

The 33-year-old man was issued a Field Court Attendance Notice for the offence of possess prohibited drug on a court date yet to be set.

This incident follows as incident in April this year, where police charged 68 year old Lane Cove man with a string of drug and firearm offences after executing a police operation in Morrice Street Lane Cove.  Read more here.

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