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Drugs Seized - Alice Springs

Thursday 08-Nov-2018 10:22

Officers from the Cross Border Team have arrested a 39-year-old male following the seizure of a commercial quantity of cannabis.

At around 11:00am on Wednesday 7 November the male was apprehended in his vehicle on the Stuart Highway, south of Alice Springs.

A search was conducted on the vehicle and the male. Drug Detector Dog Nikki was deployed and provided a conditioned response to the vehicle.

Police allege twelve pounds of cannabis was located hidden in the rear of the vehicle along with $9000 cash. A taser device was also located in the driver’s door.

The male has been charged with:

  • Supply Schedule 2 Dangerous Drug (commercial quantity)
  • Possess Schedule 2 Dangerous Drug (commercial quantity)
  • Possess/ receive property, commission of an offence
  • Possess / carry prohibited weapon

He is due to appear in Alice Springs Local Court today.