Media release

Liquor seizure – Kakadu


Northern Territory Police have seized a quantity of liquor and cannabis from an alcohol protected area.

Around 3:50am today, police conducted a traffic apprehension on a vehicle on Arnhem Highway, Kakadu. A search of the vehicle located approximately 20 litres of spirits and 29.5 grams of cannabis concealed in the boot.

The 35-year-old male driver was issued a notice to appear in court for bringing liquor into an alcohol protected area and possess dangerous drug in a public place.

Senior Sergeant David Young said, “There are a number of consequences for those who bring liquor and drugs into alcohol protected areas. Penalties range from having your vehicle seized to time in prison.”

For information on liquor restricted areas in the Northern Territory, go to

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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