TWO men facing a string of drugs charges following early-morning raids in Armidale have been refused bail.
A 25-year-old Newton St man has been charged with three offences including ongoing supply of prohibited drugs, conspiracy to supply a prohibited drug and supplying a prohibited drug more than an indictable quantity.
A 40-year-old man, from Castledoyle Rd, is facing one count of ongoing supply of prohibited drugs, conspiracy to supply a prohibited drug and two counts of supplying a prohibited drug.
Both men were led into Armidale Local Court yesterday by police for their first appearance since they were charged late on Thursday.
Both made separate applications for bail but were refused by the registrar.
The charges stem from early-morning raids on a Newton St unit in Armidale and a home on Castledoyle Rd on Thursday.
Police seized mobile phones and documents they allege were used in the drug ring.
About 6.6g of methamphetamines were also discovered by a drug-detection dog during a search of the Newton St unit.
The raids follow an investigation into the supply of methamphetamine in the Armidale area during June and July.
Police will allege both men were part of an alleged methamphetamine drug-supply ring during those two months, with the 40-year-old man also accused of supplying Oxycontin in the Armidale area.
The men will spend the weekend behind bars before they front Armidale Local Court on Monday.