Search uncovers drugs


Belmont police first-class constables Luke Gobby and Andy May with some of the illegal items found during the recent searches.
Belmont police first-class constables Luke Gobby and Andy May with some of the illegal items found during the recent searches.

A search of the Surrey Road home in the early morning found the illegal substances, along with scales and heat lamps believed to have been used to grow and supply cannabis.

A camouflage crossbow was also found on the property.

A 37-year-old Rivervale man has been charged with drug possession, intent to sell or supply and carrying a prohibited weapon.

He will appear at Perth Magistrates Court on February 16.

Belmont police also searched another Rivervale home at Nannine Place and recovered two marine echo sounders and a marine stereo system believed to have been stolen.

Anyone who may have had marine equipment stolen should call the police station to assist with their investigation.