Charges laid over jewellery, drugs, found in Lithgow search

A 29-year-old man will face charges related to jewellery and the drug Ice allegedly found during a body search at Lithgow Valley Plaza shopping centre on May 17. 

The police were alerted to a man loitering at the centre at about 2.30pm on Thursday afternoon and the 29-year-old was searched. 

Police allege they found three necklaces and two bracelets on the man, as well as a substance believed to be the drug Ice. 

He has been charged with having unlawfully obtained goods in custody and possession of a prohibited drug. He was granted bail in Lithgow Local Court to reappear on June 21.