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NIMBIN SEARCH WARRANT ALLEGEDLY TURNS UP L.S.D. AND CANNABIS

A 37-year-old man has been refused bail following a drug raid on a Cullen Street store in Nimbin yesterday afternoon. Police will allege they uncovered a number of drugs including LSD, ecstay and cannabis, as well as about two thousand dollars in cash, during the search warrant. The Taiwanese National was arrested and taken to the Lismore Police Station where he was charged with a number of offences relating to the supply of illegal drugs.

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NORTHERN RIVERS MAN FACING DRUG SUPPLY CHARGES

A Northern Rivers man will face court today, accused of selling illegal drugs online. Detectives attached to the Tweed/Byron LAC have been investigating the supply of cannabis and cannabis-related products through a website. Police allegedly intercepted packages sent by the 37-year-old to people who placed orders online. The man was arrested at his Suffolk Park home yesterday, before being charged with a string of offences including eight counts of supplying a prohibited drug.

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EVANS HEAD AIRPARK IN LIMBO

The future of the $21-million Evans Head Airpark development is in limbo, following the tragic and sudden death of the project’s manager. Pilot Peter Lynch, who spearheaded the idea, died last month when his plane crashed into Perth’s Swan River on Australia Day.

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COAST ROAD LIGHTS OPPOSITION MOUNTING

Opposition to the installation of traffic lights along Ballina’s Coast Road at Skennars Head, is steadily mounting. Councillor Jeff Johnson’s now asking his colleagues, to formally endorse council’s current preference for a roundabout, joining the stretch and Headlands Drive. He argues lights would scar the landscape and require ongoing maintenance – views shared by concerned residents. The intersection upgrade is necessary to service residential developments within the Skennars Head village expansion area. Ballina Shire Council will consider the motion, when it meets tomorrow. (VISION ONLY)

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