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Ecstasy arrests in Bulli and Thirroul

TWO men have been arrested by police at Thirroul and Bulli and charged with supplying illegal drugs.

The arrests were made by detectives from Wollongong Local Area Command investigating the supply of methamphetamine and ecstasy in the northern suburbs of Wollongong.

Around 5pm yesterday (Friday), they raided a home on Woodland Avenue, Thirroul and another on Gwyther Avenue, Bulli.

Police arrested the two men, aged 21 and 19, and seized 20g of amphetamine, 89 tablets thought to be ecstasy, a small amount of cannabis and cash.

The pair was taken to Wollongong Police Station and interviewed by detectives.

They have both been charged with ongoing supply of illegal drugs and goods in custody. They were refused bail and will appear in Wollongong Local Court later today.

About Mick Roberts

A Sydney journalist, writer and historian, Mick Roberts specialises in Australian cultural history, particularly associated with the Australian hotel and liquor industry. Mick has had an interest in revealing the colourful story of pubs, inns and associated industries in Australia for over 30 years. He is currently working on a comprehensive history of the hotel and liquor industry in the Illawarra region of NSW. Besides writing a number of history books, Mick has owned and managed several community newspapers. He was one time editor of the Wollongong Northern News, The Bulli Times, The Northern Times, The Northern Leader and The Local - all located in the Wollongong region. As a journalist he has worked for Rural Press, Cumberland (News Limited), Sydney based, City News, and Torch Publications based in Canterbury Bankstown, NSW. He currently calls the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills home.


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