POLICE have charged a Hunter man after a Weston search yielded explosives and drugs.
Hunter Valley Police District's Proactive Crime Team searched the Fifth Street property about 10.30am on Wednesday.
"During the search, police located and seized an amount of methylamphetamine, cannabis, more than $10,000 cash, drug paraphernalia, and explosive detonators," police said in a statement.
A 36-year-old was arrested at the scene and taken to Cessnock police station.
The man was charged with offences including possess prohibited drug (four counts); possess, supply or make explosive for unlawful purpose; and goods in custody suspected being stolen (two counts)
He was refused bail to face Newcastle Local Court on Thursday.
Specialist police were called in to destroy the explosives.
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