The West

Drug charges for pair
Drug charges for pair

Two men have been charged with drug manufacturing offences after police uncovered an alleged drug manufacturing facility at a Singleton property on Thursday.

A 25-year-old man from Singleton and a 24-year-old man from no fixed address appeared in Rockingham Magistrate’s Court on Friday morning charged with two counts of manufacturing a prohibited drug and one count of attempting to manufacture a prohibited drug.

Both men have been remanded in custody until their next court appearance at Mandurah Magistrate’s Court on June 26.

The improvised site at a property on Penson Street in Singleton was uncovered by police on Thursday morning.

Det. Sen. Sgt Brad Royce said a number of chemicals had been found at the site and that the site was a sophisticated but not a big set-up.

‘‘Any improvised site where they’re using dangerous chemicals in suburbia is dangerous,’’ he said,

‘‘It doesn’t matter if its close to a school or a house, people are going to get hurt if something happens.

‘‘It’s a better organised site than most. These sites come in all sizes, but its more about what they produce rather than the size of the site.’’

Latest News From The West

Qantas is close to giving the green light to non-stop flights between London and Perth, or possibly Paris and Perth, as the State Government steps up a campaign to turn WA into a hub for European …

Popular videos

Compare & Save

Our Picks

Compare & Save

Follow Us

More from The West