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Cannabis Seized - Mataranka
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Cannabis Seized - Mataranka

Tuesday 08-Sep-2015 10:18

Detectives from the Northern Substance Abuse Intelligence Desk seized a commercial quantity of cannabis near Mataranka yesterday.

Detective Acting Sergeant Paul Lawson said Police apprehended a Holden Commodore approximately one kilometre north of Mataranka at around 1:00pm.

“Police conducted a search of the vehicle and located 4.5 kilograms of cannabis.”

A 41-year-old male driver was arrested and charged with:

  • Possess cannabis – commercial quantity
  • Unlawfully supply cannabis to another

He was remanded in custody and will appear in Katherine Magistrates Court today.