Crime Stoppers

Drugs, Weapons and Fireworks Seized - Katherine

Friday 31-Aug-2018 11:40

Detectives from the Central Substance Abuse Intelligence Desk and Central Investigation Section have arrested several people and issued a number of infringement notices after the execution of search warrants at four properties in Katherine.

The search warrants were executed yesterday morning.

During the searches police located:

  • A traffickable quantity of LSD
  • A less than traffickable quantity of methamphetamine
  • A less than traffickable quantity of cannabis
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • A quantity of fireworks
  • Numerous prohibited weapons

Police interviewed seven people as part of their investigations. Four people, including a teenager, were arrested for drug driving offences after returning a positive test results.

As a result of police investigations a number of people are due to appear in court at a later date.

A 41-year-old man has been charged and released on bail for:

  • Possess Schedule 1 Dangerous Drug – Traffickable (LSD)
  • Possess Schedule 1 Dangerous Drug (methamphetamine)
  • Possess Schedule 2 Dangerous Drug (cannabis)
  • Possess Drug Implement
  • Possess Fireworks

A 40-year-old man charged and released on bail for:

  • Driving while unlicensed
  • Driving with prohibited drug in body

A 34-year-old man has been issued infringement notices for:

  • Possess Cannabis
  • Possess Fireworks

A 23-year-old man and a 19-year-old women were issued with traffic and drug infringement notices.

A 22-year-old man was issued a notice to appear in the Katherine Local Court for:

  • Possess Schedule 1 Dangerous Drug (methamphetamine)
  • Possess Drug Implement (x2)
  • Possess Prohibited Weapon