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Man Charged - Drugs Seized - Darwin

Thursday 17-Sep-2015 14:10

Gangs Taskforce Members have charged a 47-year-old former Rebels Sergeant at Arms from Melbourne with drug offences following a traffic apprehension in Darwin.

Senior Constable Danny Srhoj from the Drug and Organised Crime Section said Police were alerted to the man following a verbal dispute at a Jingili hotel. 

“Upon leaving the room, the man was pulled over on Henry Wrigley Drive just before 7:00 pm on 15 September 2015.

“General Duties Police conducted a search of his vehicle and located a quantity of drugs. As a result Gang Task Force members attended and a further 17 grams of methamphetamine, three Lysergic Acid tablets (LSD), and an 80 gram block of cannabis resin also known as Hashish was located. Police then searched the hotel room occupied by the male, and a further 58 grams of cannabis was found.”

The man was interviewed by Police yesterday and charged with:

  • Possess methamphetamine – traffickable
  • Possess lysergic acid – commercial
  • Possess cannabis – trafficable (x2)
  • Possess thing to administer dangerous drug

He will appear in Darwin Magistrates Court today.

“NT Police will continue to interrupt the transportation of dangerous drugs into the Northern Territory and keep the community safe.

“It is important that the general public understand the impact drug use has on the community and families of those who use and deal in illicit substances.

“If you have any information on the sale or importation of drugs into the Territory contact Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000,” said Senior Constable Srhoj.