CRACKDOWN: Roma police raid multiple homes, seize drugs/cash

In a coordinated crackdown on the southwest black market, Roma police executed multiple drugs raids on homes across the town and charged five people with a range of drug related offences in one single day.

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Police swooped in on various homes throughout Roma on Wednesday, February 24.

One raid at an Edwardes St home resulted in a 22-year-old man and a 26-year-old man issued a notice to front Roma Magistrates Court on March 16 after police allegedly located a range of drugs and drug utensils.

Police searched their home at 6.30am and charged the pair with possessing dangerous drugs and drug utensils.

An hour later, officer searched a Wheeler Drive residence and seized their largest amount of drugs and cash for the day.

A 23-year-old Roma woman was charged with supplying dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs and possessing drug utensils after officers allegedly found methamphetamine, drug utensils, tablets and sums of cash $130, $435 and $845.

The woman is due to front the Roma courthouse on March 16.

Shortly after, at 9.30am, a 24-year-old Roma woman was charged with possessing cannabis and four drug utensils.

Officers searched her home on Beitz St and she was handed a notice to appear in the Roma courthouse on March 16.

At 9.45am, officers executed a search warrant at a Whipp St residence and allegedly found more drug utensils.

A 23-year-old Roma woman will front the Roma courthouse on March 31.

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