Hanwood man arrested after police raids locate illegal items

A 37-year-old Griffith man will appear in court today after police raids in Hanwood, Griffith and Coleambally on the weekend.

A 37-year-old Griffith man will appear in court today after police raids in Hanwood, Griffith and Coleambally on the weekend.

A 37-YEAR-OLD Griffith man will appear in court today after police raids in Hanwood, Griffith and Coleambally on the weekend.

Police seized drugs, cash, ammunition and suspected stolen property.

The seized goods included cannabis plants, cannabis leaf, methamphetamine, items used in connection with the supply of prohibited drugs, cash and ammunition.

The raids were part of the ongoing Vikings Operation.

Further arrests are anticipated.

Griffith Detective Inspector Paul Smith encouraged anyone with information in relation to the supply of prohibited drugs to contact police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

“If you do not think you have been a victim of drugs think again,” Detective Inspector Smith said.

“If your house has been broken into or property stolen from your car, chances are the thief is feeding a drug habit.”

The Hanwood man was bailed and has been charged with supply and cultivation related matters.

He will appear in the Griffith Local Court today.

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