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Police allegedly seize 1700 MDMA tablets after man falls from boat

RAID: Detectives searched Richard Roy Anthony Williams’ home at The Entrance on Tuesday.

A MAN allegedly found with 1700 MDMA tablets in a runabout on Lake Macquarie came to the attention of police after he fellinto the water.

Richard Roy Anthony Williams, 38, of The Entrance, was found dripping wetnear the boat ramp at Mannering Park about 9.40am on Monday.

Police were initially called in relation to a “concern for welfare” after a member of the public saw Mr Williams fall into the water, police said.

But after determining Mr Williams may have been under the influence of alcohol or drugs, police organised for Roads and Maritime Servicesto tow the tinnyto shore.

Police searched the boat and allegedly uncovered 1700 MDMA tablets, which police said hadan estimated street value of $35,000.

HAUL: The MDMA and other items police allegedly seized from a runabout on Lake Macquarie on Monday. Picture: NSW Police.

Police also allegedly seized one gram of amphetamine and 15 grams of cannabis as well as the runabout.

Mr Williams was later charged withsupplying a commercial quantity of a prohibited drug and three counts of possession of a prohibited drug.

Tuggerah Lakes Chief Inspector Col Lott talks about yesterday’s drug arrest @newcastleheraldpic.twitter杭州龙凤论坛m/a69x0qkwwi

— Sam Rigney (@SamRigney) December 8, 2015“Somebody saw him fall in the water, it was initially called in as a concern for welfare.”

Tuggerah Lakes police Chief Inspector Col LottChief Inspector Lott part 2 @newcastleheraldpic.twitter杭州龙凤论坛m/8Ttzeqfd4o

— Sam Rigney (@SamRigney) December 8, 2015

Chief Inspector Lott said a drug haul of that size was “very concerning” for police given the recent deaths at Stereosonic music festivals.

“We are very conscious of drug use at the moment and to know that quantity of drugs is in this area, obviously it’s not for personal use, so we’re in the business of shutting down that sort of business,” he said.

SEARCH: Police looked through the home after allegedly finding 1700 MDMA tablets in a runabout on Lake Macquarie.

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