Drugs and firearms found in vehicle, man charged - Belmont South

Monday, 27 February 2017 01:50:08 AM

A man will face court today charged with drug and firearm offences.

About 5pm yesterday (Sunday 26 February 2017), police were patrolling the Pacific Highway when they observed a silver BMW.

Officers from Lake Macquarie Local Area Command stopped the vehicle on the Pacific Highway, Belmont South, and spoke with the driver.

During a search of the vehicle, police allegedly located methamphetamine, firearms and ammunition.

The driver, a 25-year-old man was arrested after a short foot pursuit, and taken to Belmont Police Station.

He was charged with:

He was refused bail to appear at Newcastle Local Court today (Monday 27 February 2017).