Three men have been charged after police allegedly found half a kilogram of meth was in a Port Kembla automotive store.
In late September police searched the store in Military Road, allegedly discovering the meth with a potential street value of $80,000, as well as drug paraphernalia, a firearm and ammunition.
Following further investigations at 7.40am on Wednesday, a 27-year-old man was arrested during a vehicle stop on Broughton Street, Old Guildford - north of Liverpool - and taken to Fairfield Police Station.
He was charged with supply and possession of a prohibited drug and participate in criminal group.
He was refused bail and appeared in Fairfield Local Court on Wednesday and appeared in Wollongong Court on Thursday.
Two other men were also arrested on Wednesday over the same incident.
At 8.45am on Wednesday, a 39-year-old man was arrested at a Shearwater Drive, Berkeley, home, while a 27-year-old man was picked up at the automotive store in Port Kembla 10 minutes later.
Both men were taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station.
The 27-year-old was charged with take part supply prohibited drug - commercial quantity, participate in criminal group, possessing unauthorised pistol, possess unregistered firearm and other charges.
He appeared in Wollongong Local Court on Thursday.
The 39-year-old charged with supply prohibited drug - commercial quantity, possess prohibited drug and participate in criminal group.
He was granted strict conditional bail to appear in Port Kembla Local Court on November 4.
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