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Katherine Drugs
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Charges – Drug Offences – Katherine

Monday 17-Dec-2018 11:15

Northern Territory Police have charged a 33-year-old male for drug related offences.

Around 10:30am on 16 November Katherine Police apprehended a vehicle for the purpose of random breath testing on Emungalan Road, Katherine.

Officers observed a faint smell of cannabis coming from the vehicle and Drug Detector Dog Hugo was deployed.

DDD Hugo provided a response to a tyre which was located on the back of the vehicle and police located approximately 908 grams of cannabis. A further search of the vehicle located additional cannabis, a bong, and a large thermos with traces of cannabis inside.

The male was placed under arrest and conveyed to Katherine Police Station where he participated in a drug test and returned a positive result for cannabis.

He was charged with:

  • Supply commercial quantity schedule 2 dangerous drug
  • Possess commercial quantity schedule 2 dangerous drug
  • Driver with prohibited drug in body
  • Possess thing to administer dangerous drug

The man was bailed to appear in Darwin Local Court on 14 January 2019.

Anyone with information on drug supply is asked to notify police on 131444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.