Smithton drug bust

Crime. Three locals have been charged with various drug offences after police searches in Smithton last week.

Police from Western Drug Investigation Services, assisted by officers from Smithton, conducted searches by warrant in the Smithton area on November 27 and 28.

As a result, a number of people face charges relevant to both drugs and, in one case, firearms.

A 38-year-old Smithton man was charged in relation to trafficking in a controlled substance relevant to both methylamphetamine and cannabis.

Another Smithton man, 30, was charged in relation to selling cannabis and possession of unregistered firearms without the relevant licence.

A 35-year-old Smithton woman was charged in relation to the sale/supply of methylamphetamine and cannabis.

The two men have been bailed to appear in the Smithton Magistrates Court on February 6, 2014.

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