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Hayes Creek - Cannabis
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Man Charged – Cannabis Seized – Hayes Creek

Friday 06-Nov-2015 15:53

Members from the Drug and Organised Crime Squad have charged a man with drug offences and seized a quantity of cannabis following a traffic apprehension in Hayes Creek.

Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Mark Malogorski said members pulled over a black Holden Commodore on the Stuart Highway just before 4:30pm yesterday.

“Upon a search of vehicle, Police located 7kg of cannabis concealed in the boot and $5000 cash.”

A 57-year-old man was arrested and charged with:

  • Possess cannabis commercial
  • Quantity supply cannabis
  • Possess proceeds of a crime

He was remanded in custody to appear in Darwin Magistrates Court on 20 January 2016.

“This is a significant seizure estimated at valued at $350,000 if sold on the streets of Darwin,” said Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Malogorski.