A man has been charged after a revolver and a large quantity of prohibited drugs were seized on the mid north-coast.

Just before 2pm yesterday, officers attached to Manning-Great Lakes Police District executed a search warrant at a home on Pitt Street, Taree.

During the search, officers allegedly located a large amount of methylamphetamine, cocaine, and steroids, as well as a dismantled seven-shot revolver and more than $45,000 in cash.

All items were seized and will undergo further forensic examination.

A 33-year-old man was arrested and taken to Taree Police Station where he was charged with:

– three counts of possess prohibited drug
– possess/attempt to, anabolic or androgenic steroidal agent,
– possess/attempt to, prescribed restricted substance
– supply prohibited drug – commercial quantity,
– supply prohibited drug – commercial quantity,
– knowingly deal with proceeds of crime,
– goods suspected stolen in/on premises,
– possess unauthorised pistol
– possess unregistered firearm- pistol
– not keep firearm safely- pistol.

The Taree man was refused bail to appear at Forster Local Court today (Thursday 25 November 2021).