Four men have been arrested and charged after police smashed an alleged drug syndicate in pre-dawn raids and seized cocaine, cannabis, cash, cars and firearms.
The arrests followed a months-long multi-agency investigation into an alleged drug supply syndicate operating on the Central Coast.
Strike Force Spartan detectives searched a storage facility in Berkeley Vale on March 15 and seized 3.6kg of cocaine, 500ml of GBL (gamma-butyrolactone), 200ml of human growth hormone, 3.1kg of cannabis and a money counter.
Four men have been arrested and charged after police smashed an alleged drug gang in pre-dawn raids and seized cocaine, cannabis, cash, cars and firearms.A man is pictured being arrested
After further investigations state and federal police executed warrants at homes Medical Marijuana In Louisiana 0d 0a Ourimbah, Empire Bay, Berkeley Vale and Chittaway Bay, from 6am last Thursday.
Officers seized seven firearms, two gel blaster pistols, 500 rounds of ammunition, cars, electronic devices, steroids, cocaine, heroin, cannabis, cash and items consistent with the manufacture of prohibited drugs.
An alleged clandestine drugs laboratory was found at the Berkeley Vale house.
It was dismantled by specialist police from the State Crime Command’s Chemical Operations Unit are NSW Fire and Rescue HAZMAT crews said the site was safe.
Four men were arrested and taken to Gosford and Woy Woy Police Stations.
A 38-year-old man from Ourimbah was charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug, contribute criminal activity and possess unregistered firearm.
A 27-year-old man from Empire Bay was charged with supply and possess prohibited drug, contribute criminal activity and recklessly deal with the proceeds of crime.
The pair appeared before Gosford Local Court on Friday March 31, where they were refused bail, with the younger man to reappear at the same court on April 6, while the older man will reappear on May 26.
A 39-year-old Berkeley Vale man was charged with 15 offences including supply prohibited drug, contribute criminal activity, possess unauthorised pistol and recklessly deal with the proceeds of crime.
A 38-year-old man from Chittaway Bay was charged with 10 offences including supply prohibited drug and possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit.
Possess ammunition without holding licence/permit/authority and possess unauthorised firearm were also among the offences.
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Officers seized seven firearms, two gel blaster pistols, 500 rounds of ammunition, cars, electronic devices, steroids, cocaine, heroin, cannabis and cash (pictured)