Hunter Drug Dens Dismantled

Six houses were raided.

Hunter Drug Dens Dismantled

Police have charged seven people following drug raids across the Hunter. 

Officers from Strike Force Oleria carried out six search warrants on properties in Abermain, Weston and Chisholm on Tuesday morning.

It included raids on three separate homes on Charles Street, Abermain.

At the first Charles Street address two men, aged 21 and 55 were arrested after detectives allegedly uncovered a number of guns including a sawn off .22 rifle, ammunition, methylamphetamine and cannabis leaf.

At the second address, a 23-year-old man was arrested after police allegedly located cannabis, drug paraphernalia, water pipes, scales, cash and a mobile phone.

At the third, a 23-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman were arrested after detectives reportedly uncovered mobile phones, laptop computers, storage devices, cannabis and a white powder believewd to be methylamphetamine.

A 31-year-old man was arrested at a house on Threadtail Street, Chisholm. It's alleged police uncovered a pill press, amphetamine, MDMA, methylamphetamine and other tools used to manufacture illicit drugs.

A 33-year-old woman was arrested at a home on Ellis Street, Weston, after detectives allegedly found methylamphetamine, cash and drug paraphernalia.

The group were all refused bail to front Maitland court on Wednesday.