Media release

Drug and firearm charges – Nhulunbuy

Police

Northern Territory Police have arrested a 29-year-old man in Nhulunbuy on drug and firearm charges.

On 24 November the man was arrested after allegedly collecting two packages containing:

  • 1.4 grams of lysergic acid
  • 5 grams of amphetamine
  • 1 gram of cocaine.

A warrant was executed on the man’s residence where, with the assistance of drug detection dogs, police located:

  • 57 grams of cannabis
  • 0.001 grams of lysergic acid
  • two loaded rifles in an unsecured gun safe
  • $9000 cash
  • unsecured ammunition
  • multiple prescription pills.

The man was charged with:

  • 1 X possess schedule 1 dangerous drug - commercial quantity
  • 1 X supply schedule 1 dangerous drug - commercial quantity
  • 1 X possess schedule 1 dangerous drug - traffickable quantity
  • 2 X possess schedule 1 dangerous drug
  • 2 X supply schedule 1 dangerous drug - less than commercial quantity
  • 1 X possess schedule 2 dangerous drug - traffickable quantity
  • 1 X possess tainted property
  • 1 X unauthorised possession of schedule 4 substance
  • 1 X drive whilst disqualified
  • 1 X possess firearm whilst unlicensed
  • 1 X possess ammunition whilst unlicensed
  • 2 X fail to meet storage requirements.

He was remanded custody to appear in the Darwin Local Court via video link from Nhulunbuy today.

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