Five charged after meth investigation leads to raids at Hunter homes

Five people have been charged following searches of Hunter properties as part of a three-month investigation into the supply of methylamphetamine in the region.

Strike Force Daman police raided four properties on Thursday - at Raymond Terrace, Mallabula, Anna Bay and Singleton.

During the searches, police allegedly seized methylamphetamine, cannabis, drug paraphernalia, weapons, an electronic stun device and mobile phones.

As a result, three men - aged 24, 45 and 52 - and two women - aged 46 and 51 - were charged.

A 45-year-old man was arrested at a home in Raymond Terrace and charged with 16 offences including supply prohibited drug, supply prohibited drug on an ongoing basis and participate in a criminal group.

A 52-year-old man was arrested at an Anna Bay home and charged with seven offences including supply prohibited drug on an ongoing basis and participate in a criminal group.

They were both refused bail at Raymond Terrace Local Court on Thursday and will face court again on October 12.

A 51-year-old woman was also arrested at the Raymond Terrace home and charged with four offences including supply prohibited drug and participate in criminal group.

A 24-year-old man was arrested at a home in Mallabula and charged with nine offences including supply prohibited drug and participate in a criminal group.

They were both granted conditional bail and will face court on August 31.

A 46-year-old woman was arrested at a home in Singleton and charged with possess unauthorised firearm and not keep firearm safely.

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She was granted conditional bail to face court on August 27.