Northam detectives charge 17 people on drugs, weapons charges

Items seized by police during raids in Northam.
Items seized by police during raids in Northam.

NORTHAM detectives have charged 17 people with more than 150 drugs and weapons offences after a series of raids across Perth’s outer suburbs.

Police searched seven properties in the Avon Valley area as part of the raids, seizing more than 100g of methamphetamine, $40,000 in cash, $30,000 of jewellery, a black Jeep Patriot and weapons.

Detective Sergeant Anthony Pymm issued a warning to potential criminals in the area as the charges were announced today.

(L-R) Detective 1/C Constable Lloyd Stanton, Detective Sgt Anthony Pymm, Detective 1/C Constable Wes Ryder.

“If you are going to deal, source or profit from the sales of drugs in the Wheatbelt area, we will actively target you and those associates you conduct illegal business with, from the lowest level users and dealers right up to the suppliers,” he said.

Full list of charges

A 30-year-old man from York was charged with:
· 8 x conspiracy to sell/supply (methylamphetamine)
· 7 x conspiracy to sell/supply (cannabis)
· 28 x conspiracy to possess with intent to sell or supply (methylamphetamine)
· 3 x conspiracy to possess with intent to sell or supply (cocaine)
· 7 x conspiracy to possess with intent to sell or supply (cannabis)
· 12 x offer to sell/supply (cannabis)
· 14 x offer to sell/supply a prohibited drug to another (methylamphetamine)
· 1 x property laundering
· 1 x conspiracy to commit indictable offence (aggravated armed robbery/deprivation of liberty)
· 1 x possess with intent to sell or supply (methylamphetamine)
· 1 x attempts at extortion by threats
· 1 x having ready access to both weapons and illegal drugs.
He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on 24 October 2018.

A 38-year-old Northam man was charged with:
· 1 x conspiracy to possess a trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply it to another
· 1 x possess stolen or unlawful obtained property
· 1 x possess drug paraphernalia
· 1 x offer to sell/supply a prohibited drug to another (methylamphetamine)
· 1 x conspired to sell or supply methylamphetamine
· 2 x conspired to possess methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply
· 3 x conspired to possess a prohibited drug other than methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply
He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on 15 November 2018.

A 26-year-old Northam man was charged with:
· 4 x conspiracy to sell/supply (methylamphetamine)
· 1 x conspiracy to sell/supply (cannabis)
· 1 x offer a prohibited drug (methylamphetamine)
· 1 x conspiracy to commit Indictable offence (aggravated armed robbery/deprivation of liberty)
· 1 x conspiracy to possess with intent to sell or supply (cannabis)
· 1 x possessed a trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply it to another.
· 1 x having ready access to both weapons and illegal drugs
He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on 11 October 2018.

A 24-year-old Toodyay man was charged with:
· 1 x possessed a trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply it to another.
He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on 2 October 2018.

A 25-year-old Toodyay woman was charged with:
· 1 x possessed a trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply it to another.
She will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on 15 October 2018.

A 25-year-old York woman was charged with:
· 1 x conspiracy to possess with intent to sell or supply (cannabis)
· 1 x conspiracy to sell/supply (cannabis)
· 1 x conspiracy to possess with intent to sell or supply (methylamphetamine)
· 5 x conspiracy to sell/supply (methylamphetamine)
She will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on 24 October 2018.

A 27-year-old Northam man was charged with:
· 3 x conspiracy to possess with intent to sell or supply (methylamphetamine)
· 1 x possession of prohibited drugs with intent to sell or supply (cannabis)
· 1 x possessed any drug paraphernalia in or on which there was a prohibited drug or plant.
He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on 1 October 2018.

A 27-year-old Northam woman was charged with:
· 16 x conspiracy to possess with intent to sell or supply (methylamphetamine)
· 1 x possession of prohibited drugs with intent to sell or supply (cannabis)
· 1 x conspired to sell or supply a prohibited drug other than methylamphetamine.
She will appear in Northam Magistrates Court on 1 October 2018.

A 25-year-old Northam man was charged with:
· 3 x conspired to possess methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply.
· 4 x conspired to sell or supply methylamphetamine.
He will appear in Northam Magistrates Court on 8 October 2018.

A 31-year-old Northam man was charged with:
· 1 x offer to supply a prohibited drug to another.
He will appear in Northam Magistrates Court on 1 October 2018.

A 29-year-old Northam man was charged with:
· conspired to sell or supply a prohibited drug other than methylamphetamine.
He will appear in Northam Magistrates Court on 8 October 2018.

A 41-year-old Northam man was charged with:
· conspired to possess a prohibited drug other than methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply.
He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on 8 October 2018.

A 59-year-old Northam woman was charged with:
· 1 x property laundering
She will appear in Northam Magistrates Court 25 September 2018.

A 24-year-old Northam woman was charged with:
· 1 x attempt to pervert justice
She will appear in Northam Magistrates Court on 8 October 2018.

A 34-year-old Wattle Grove man was charged with:
· 1 x sold or supplied, or offered to sell or supply a trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine
· 1 x conspired to possess methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply
· 1 x possession of stolen or unlawfully obtained property.
He will appear in Midland Magistrates Court on 25 October 2018.

A 35-year-old Northam man was charged with:
· 1 x conspiracy to commit indictable offence (aggravated armed robbery/deprivation liberty)
· 1 x conspired to sell or supply methylamphetamine.
He will appear in Northam Magistrates Court on 1 October 2018.

A 30-year-old Thornlie man was charged with:
· 1 x sold or supplied, or offered to sell or supply a trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine
He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on 24 October 2018.