Media release

Liquor seized - Jabiru

Police

Northern Territory Police have issued notices to appear in court to five people following an RBT in Jabiru.

Police conducted the RBT between 1:30am and 5:30am on Saturday 8 August 2020.

A 24-year-old man was issued a notice to appear for drive a motor vehicle while unlicensed and possess cannabis after police located two packages of cannabis secreted in the man’s vehicle.

A 29-year-old man who was found to be driving with a suspended license returned a positive result for alcohol at 0.034 BrAC. He was issued a notice to appear for traffic offences including drive with unrestrained child.

A 22-year-old man was issued a notice to appear in court for bring/possess liquor in alcohol protected area, and a 30-year-old man was issued a notice to appear for bring/possess/supply liquor in alcohol protected area.

A 21-year-old woman was issued a notice to appear for drive a motor vehicle while unlicensed.

Police also issued three traffic infringement notices and three liquor infringement notices to other individuals.

A total of 29 litres of alcohol was seized and destroyed during the RBT.

Police will seize a vehicle in the near future for its use in the transportation of liquor into an alcohol protected area.

For information on liquor restricted areas in the Northern Territory, go to https://nt.gov.au/law/alcohol/bans-and-dry-areas/where-you-cant-drink-in-the-NT/list-of-restricted-areas.

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

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