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Police to issue on-the-spot fines for minor drug offences

A police-issued $400 on the spot fine for possessing a small quantity of drugs is hoped will free up criminal resources and refocus on health.

Drugs to the value of $156,000 seized at Mayfield West

Two men were charged with commercial drug supply offences following a vehicle stop near Newcastle this week.

Two men charged after more than $1m in drugs seized at Newcastle

Two people, including a teenager, have been charged with drug trafficking offences following a vehicle stop near Newcastle on Tuesday.

Police seize more than $120,000 worth of drugs in Newcastle

Organised Crime Squad detectives have arrested two men and seized a kilogram of methylamphetamine and more than $40,000 in cash in Newcastle.

Lake Macquarie arrests over ‘dark web’ drug supply network

Strike Force Alaine was set up to investigate the online supply of prohibited drugs in the Lake Macquarie area.

Pair charged with more than 30 drug, firearm offences at East Maitland

Police have charged a man and woman with more than 30 drug and firearm offences at East Maitland following investigations.

Woman charged with drug offences after being rescued from drifting boat

A woman has been charged with drug-related offences after being rescued from a drifting boat near Port Stephens at the weekend.

Captured Colombia drug lord: ‘You beat me’

The man Colombia describes as the world's most dangerous drug trafficker told security forces: "You beat me" when he was captured.
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