A man will face multiple drug related charges after he was found in possession of a traffickable quantity of methamphetamine in Alice Springs at the weekend.
Just before 11pm on Saturday members of Strike Force Viper conducted a traffic stop on Larapinta Drive during which the 37-year-old male driver was subjected to a road side drug test.
The man returned a positive reading for methamphetamine and was subsequently arrested.
It is alleged a further search of the vehicle located a traffickable quantity of methamphetamine, a drug implement, a large amount of Australian currency, an edged weapon and a quantity of unknown tablets.
The man has been remanded in custody to appear before court on 17 June, 2021 on the following charges;
- Possess traffickable quantity of methamphetamine – public place
- Drive with drug in blood
- Drive unlicensed
- Possess tainted property
- Administer dangerous drug to self
- Possess drug implement