Aberdeen man remanded in custody on serious drug supply charges

April 17, 2024 8:09 am in by
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An Upper Hunter man has not applied for bail after fronting court for the second time in three days facing serious drug supply charges.

Rian Noel Bateman, from the New England Highway Aberdeen, is charged with 11 offences including supplying a large commercial quantity of drugs.

The charges follow his arrest in Muswellbrook last Friday.

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Magistrate Kevin Hockey formally refused bail in Muswellbrook Local Court during a brief appearance yesterday.

The 36-year-old will front Newcastle Local Court in June.


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