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Police Seize Firearms, Illicit Drugs & Cash in Palmer


Police have arrested a man and a woman for drug trafficking after seizing illicit drugs, firearms and cash from their Murraylands property.

Just before 10am on Wednesday 17 June, Mannum and Murray Bridge patrols and CIB Detectives along with Mounted Operations and Dog Operations Unit searched the Reedy Creek Road property.

Police searched the shed on the property and allege they located a number of buckets containing approximately 17kgs of dried cannabis head.  A search of the house located $28,000 in cash plus 21 firearms and a large amount of ammunition.  A motor vehicle, two motorcycles and a boat were also seized under the Confiscation and Profits Act.

The 55-year-old man and woman from Palmer were arrested and charged with trafficking in a large commercial quantity of a controlled drug.  

Both have been bailed to appear in the Murray Bridge Magistrates Court on 7 October.

Anyone with information about the location or sale of any illicit drugs is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at http://crimestopperssa.com.au.

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