A man who threw a bag of cannabis outside his bedroom window as police raided his Warilla home has admitted to supplying more than 130 grams of drugs.
Mitchell Burley, 35, and his co-accused were the targets of an undercover police investigation and on Tuesday the father pleaded guilty to 10 charges of supplying small quantities of drugs, possessing cannabis and being the occupier of a home and allowing it to be used as a drug premises.
Agreed facts tendered to court said Strike Force Yindi began a controlled operation where witnesses bought varying amounts of marijuana from Burley's home, which was close by to his co-accused's house.
The operation started in October 2020 and Burley was arrested on February 3, 2021.
Police said Burley sold 133.74 grams over 10 sales during that time.
The first sale took place at Burley's Barnes Street home where he was monitored and recorded selling a witness 2.37 grams of cannabis in exchange for $30.
He told the buyer it was the "worst" cannabis he had and he was waiting for a pound, which he would charge $4000 for, from a Sydney supplier.
On another occasion on November 17, Burley sold a buyer 4.5 grams for $50 before saying he supplied almost 200 grams a day and 560 grams over a couple of days.
Police also recorded Burley speaking to his co-accused about supply half a pound of marijuana.
He made two more sales of 4.3 grams and 6.03 grams for $50 each in November and December before he charged a buyer $100 for 7.32 grams.
He continued to sell varying amounts to buyers over the next two months and upped his quantity when he sold 60.18 grams of cannabis to a witness for $600, on which occasion police said Burley ran to the co-accused's house to allegedly pick up the drug.
At 6.15am on February 3, police officers went to Burley's home, announced who they were and heard him running through his room.
Burley took a medium-sized resealable plastic bag full of marijuana and dropped it out his open bedroom window.
Police forced their way into the home and arrested him before a search warrant was executed. Burley denied having any knowledge of the cannabis that had fallen onto the ground.
During the search, police seized a CCTV camera which was positioned in the window of Burley's home. It was live streaming to a television inside his bedroom so he could record people or cars coming to home and would know if police were there. Officers also found several sets of scales.
Burley was taken to Lake Illawarra Police Station and charged. He has been in custody since his arrest.
Burley's co-accused is yet to enter pleas.
In court on Tuesday Burley's lawyer entered guilty pleas to the charges and the case was adjourned for sentence on June 18.
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