Media release

Charges – Drug offences – Katherine


Northern Territory Police arrested a woman yesterday afternoon in relation to drug and weapon offences in Katherine.

At around 4:00pm, Katherine Police and detectives from the Substance Abuse Intelligence Desk conducted a traffic apprehension on a vehicle travelling in to Katherine.

A search of the vehicle located a commercial quantity of cannabis and a Taser.

The 30-year-old driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of Schedule 2 dangerous drug – commercial quantity
  • Supply of Schedule 2 dangerous drug – commercial quantity
  • Possess a prohibited weapon

The woman was remanded in custody to appear in Katherine Local Court today.

Police encourage the community to come forward and report any information about criminal activity to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or making a report to

Constable First Class Mia Nankivell said, “Information provided to police via Crime Stoppers may achieve an immediate result or form part of a longer-term investigation which will ultimately help keep the community safe”.

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