Five charged after home invasions and drug seizures

FOUR men and a woman were arrested on Friday and were due to face court Saturday, following investigations into separate incidents within the Mid North Coast Local Area Command.
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About 5.30am Friday, police were called to Shelley Beach Road, Port Macquarie, following reports of a home invasion.

Outside the home, officers from Mid North Coast Local Area Command arrested a 37-year-old man. A 47-year-old man was later arrested nearby.

Both men were taken to Port Macquarie Police Station where they were each charged with aggravated break, enter and commit serious indictable offence.

They were both refused bail and were due to appear at Port Macquarie Local Court Saturday.

About 2.45pm Friday, officers from Mid North Coast Local Area Command attended a home on Jellico Street, Macksville, following reports that a man wanted on warrants was inside the home.

As police arrived, a man allegedly ran from the home. He was pursued on foot and arrested on Sturdee Street, nearby. A woman was also arrested at the home.

Following their arrest, police conducted a search upon the home, where they located an amount of drugs believed to by methylamphetamine (‘Ice’), and other items. All items were seized and will undergo forensic examinations.

The 26-year-old man and 22-year-old woman were taken to Macksville Police Station.

The man was charged with five outstanding warrants, drive unlicensed (x2), use unregistered vehicle, good in custody, and resist police. The woman was charged with supply prohibited drug, possess prohibited drug, possess rescripted restricted substance (x2), and goods in custody (x4).

They were both refused bail and were due to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court Saturday.

About 4pm Saturday, officers from Mid North Coast Local Area Command with the assistance of officers from the State Protection Support Unit, attended a home on Milton Barnett Street, West Kempsey.

A perimeter was established as a precaution, before an occupant, a 19-year-old man, surrendered to police and was arrested.

Following his arrest, officers executed a search warrant at the home, and upon another home on Cochrane Street, West Kempsey. At the homes police found a number of items, believed to have been stolen, which were seized and will undergo forensic examinations.

The man was taken to Kempsey Police Station where he was charged with armed with intent (x2), malicious damage, assault (x2), intimidation, and possess unregistered firearm. He was refused bail and was due to appear at Port Macquarie Local Court Saturday.

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