Media release

Drug Seizure - East Arnhem


Northern Territory Police have issued two people with notices to appear for the supply of cannabis to an Indigenous community. 

Yesterday, police were conducting screenings at a local airport when drug detection dog Lena responded to a woman’s suitcase.  

Police located and seized cannabis and 1000 empty clip seal bags.

During the screening of a second flight, drug detection dog Rafa responded to three pieces of luggage.

A number of packages were concealed inside items throughout the luggage.

Police seized a total of 600 grams of cannabis.   

Both women will appear in the local court on 19 January 2021.

Anyone with information on the supply of illicit substances to our communities is urged to contact police on 131 444 or anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.