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Charges – Drug Offences – Ramingining

Friday 23-Nov-2018 12:08

Northern Territory Police have arrested two males in relation to the supply and possession of cannabis.

Around 5:45pm on 22 November police from Maningrida and Ramingining executed a search warrant at a Ramingining address.

During the search police located $1789.35 in cash, 30 clip seal bags containing approximately 30 grams of cannabis and additional unused clip seal bags.

Two men, aged 28 and 33, were arrested and charged with:

  • Possess less than a trafficable quantity of a schedule 2 drug
  • Supply less than a commercial quantity of a schedule 2 drug within an Indigenous community
  • Receive / Possess property from the commission of an offence

Both men were remanded in custody and are due to appear in Darwin Local Court on 26 November.

Senior Constable Leighton Arnott said police will continue to target those who commit drug offences.

“Those who put members of Aboriginal communities at social and economic disadvantage through the dealers own greed and self-interest can expect a visit from the police”

“In this particular instance, Dob in a Dealer, a Crime Stoppers campaign, has proved beneficial in identifying those responsible,” he said.

Anyone with information on the supply and possession of drugs is asked to contact police on 131444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.