A 68-year-old man charged in connection to Tamworth's notorious 'ice castle' is expected to enter a plea in two weeks.
John Vincent Seivers is charged with the supply of fentanyl patches in the area.
Detectives allege Seivers supplied more than 12 times the indictable quantity of the opioid drug, available to the public by prescription only.
Seivers' defence solicitor Harry Pendlebury appeared in Tamworth Local Court on Monday to mention the matter.
"We would like an adjournment to make a plea in two weeks, on October 7," Mr Pendlebury said.
There is no bail in the matter.
In court, Magistrate Julie Soars adjourned the case to October 14.
"Very good then, Mr Seivers should come back October 14 to enter his plea," she said.
Seivers faces one charge of supplying more than an indictable quantity of prohibited drugs.
Police allege Seivers illegally dealt fentanyl patches, an opioid generally used as a pain medication and as an anaesthetic in combination with other medications.
When fentanyl medication is used for recreation, it is often mixed with heroin or cocaine.
Police allege the Manilla resident was arrested during investigations into the Tamworth 'ice castle' operation that saw a Petra Avenue unit raided earlier this year.
At least 26 people have been charged in relation to the alleged drug and gun supply ring dubbed the Tamworth 'ice castle'.
Police allege the sophisticated ring operated out of the housing commission unit.
Officers raided the unit in May as part of Strike Force Radius.
The secret police investigation into the alleged supply of drugs and guns in the local area involved Oxley Police District detectives and the Tamworth Target Action Group.
The matter was adjourned to October 14 in Tamworth Local Court.
It's expected Seivers will enter a plea to the charge.