Crime Stoppers

Charges - Drug and Weapon Offences - Pinelands

Tuesday 12-Jun-2018 09:46

Northern Territory Police have arrested a 29-year-old male for drug and weapon offences.

Around 1:00am on Monday, 11 June, police allege the male was sighted driving in a dangerous manner. As a result, police apprehended the vehicle and commenced a search.

Police located and seized:

  • approximately 1.5 grams of methamphetamine
  • one used glass ice pipe
  • a homemade taser
  • a small bladed knuckle knife
  • a dagger knife
  • a throwing axe

Police also observed a set of digital scales and multiple unused clip-seal bags in the vehicle.

The male was arrested and taken to Darwin Watch House where he tested positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine.

He was charged with:

  • Possess schedule 1 dangerous drug less than trafficable quantity (public place)
  • Possess thing to administer dangerous drug
  • Possess use or carry a prohibited weapon x 3
  • Possess use or carry a controlled weapon
  • Driver drive under the influence of drugs
  • Drive vehicle in a manner dangerous

He is due to appear in Darwin Local Court today.