Two men have been charged after a vehicle stop in Walcha allegedly uncovered an amount of drugs, firearms and fireworks.
Police attached to Oxley Highway Patrol stopped a Nissan utility on the outskirts of Walcha on Saturday.
Police searched the vehicle and allegedly located a number of resealable bags containing cannabis.
The 55-year-old man and a 31-year-old man were arrested and taken to Walcha Police Station.
Police executed a search warrant at the home of the 55-year-old man in Yarrowitch, which allegedly uncovered further bags of cannabis, as well as an amount of fireworks and a rifle.
The 55-year-old was charged with possess prohibited drug and supply prohibited drug. He was granted conditional bail to appear at Walcha Local Court on July 23 2012.
The 31-year-old man was charged with possess prohibited drug and was granted conditional bail to appear at Walcha Local Court on July 27 2012.
Operations Commander of Traffic and Highway Patrol Command, Superintendent Stuart Smith, says that the arrest demonstrates police CATCH training continues to deliver results in terms of serious crime.
“Those engaging in drug distribution in our rural communities will be detected and prosecuted by Traffic and Highway Patrol officers across the state,” Superintendent Smith said.