A man has been charged with 80 offences as part of a police investigation into the supply of prohibited drugs in the NSW Hunter region.
The arrest of the 36-year-old follows the alleged seizure of more than $240,000 along with 14 grams of methylamphetamines from a home in Newcastle in April.
Police say strike force officers found the cash hidden in a handbag and a safe, while the drugs were stashed in a microwave oven.
A 34-year-old woman who was home at the time of the search was arrested and charged with supply prohibited drug and two counts of deal with proceeds of crime. She remains before the courts.
Following inquiries, the man was arrested at Maitland Police Station on Friday.
He has been charged with 80 offences including supplying prohibited drugs, supplying prohibited drugs on an ongoing basis, possessing prohibited drugs and dealing in the proceeds of crime.
The man has been refused bail and is scheduled to appear before Maitland Local Court on Thursday.
Australian Associated Press