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GOSFORD BY-ELECTION RACE CONTINUES

Pauline Hanson’s One Nation has today confirmed it won’t be taking a tilt at the up-and-coming Gosford state by-election, as the party isn’t registered in New South Wales. Meanwhile mother of three Jilly Pilon is seeking pre-selection for the Liberal party. In 2015, her son Banjo lost his life in a skateboarding accident at Wamberal. Since then, Mrs Pilon has campaigned for a skate park in his honour and worked as an organ donor ambassador.   Note:no audio

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2000 PILLS AND OVER $20,000 SEIZED ON THE CENTRAL COAST

Two men have been charged with drug supply offences as part of Strike Force Dunwarin on the Central Coast. Following investigations, police arrested a 28-year-old man at Jilliby and a 26-year-old man at Doyalson, about 8.45am last Friday. Police allege the 28-year-old man was in possession of 2000 pills, believed to be MDMA. The 26-year-old was allegedly found in possession of MDMA, cocaine, cannabis, and $21,400 in cash. Both men will face court today charged with a number of drug-related offences and dealing in proceeds of crime. Following the arrests, police executed search warrants at Hamlyn Terrace, Gorokan, Kanwal, Charmhaven, and Woongarrah. Drugs, mobile phones, clothing, jewellery, cash, and a money counting machine were allegedly seized. Strike Force Dunwarin was established to investigate criminal activity, including the supply of prohibited drugs, on the Central Coast.

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MAN FRONTS COURT OVER $50,000 IN STOLEN COPPER WIRE

A man has appeared in court following a break and enter on the Central Coast. Police were patrolling Woongarrah near Wyong last night, when they approached a man in a silver Holden Commodore. A search of the vehicle allegedly turned up 30kgs of copper wiring. Police allege the wire was stolen during a break and enter at a power station in Colongra in January, and is worth approximately $50,000. A 34-year-old man was charged with receiving stolen property, dealing with proceeds of crime, break and enter, and disposing of stolen property.

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