THREE men have been charged following the discovery of drugs in a Wagga hotel stairwell.
Police were called to a hotel on Lake Albert Road about 1pm on Monday after three bags of what is believed to be methamphetamine were located.
Officers seized the bags and an investigation commenced.
Detectives attended a hotel room and spoke to a 47-year-old man.
On searching the room, amphetamine and a glass pipe were seized.
The man was issued a field court attendance notice for possessing prohibited drug and being in possession of equipment to administer.
He will attend Wagga Local Court on Thursday, February 3.
While at the hotel, a car drove into the car park and officers spoke to the driver who was subjected to a Roadside Drug Test (RDT), returning a positive result.
The man was arrested and his car was searched.
Police allegedly located 3.5g of amphetamine and an electronic control device.
The 34-year-old was taken to Wagga Police Station, where he underwent a secondary drug test with an alleged positive result.
He was charged with supply prohibited drug, possess prohibited drug, two traffic related offences and was refused bail to appear at Wagga Local Court today.
While speaking to the man in the car, officers saw another man leave a hotel room, and stopped and spoke to him.
Police searched the hotel room and seized 85g of amphetamine, with an estimated street value of over $30,000, over 3g of heroin, an electronic control device, knives and counterfeit notes.
The 47-year-old was arrested and taken to Wagga Police Station, and charged with supply prohibited drug x2, and possess counterfeit money.
He was refused bail to appear at Wagga Local Court today on Tuesday.
Inquiries are continuing.
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