Drugs and stun device seized; man charged – Jannali

A man has been charged as part of an investigation into alleged drug supply in Sydney’s south.

About 1.30pm yesterday (Friday 7 August 2020), officers from Sutherland Shire Police Area Command were patrolling a licensed premises on Railway Parade, Jannali, when they stopped and spoke to a patron.

The 28-year-old man allegedly admitted to being in possession of prohibited drugs and was arrested.

He resisted officers attempts to restrain him, elbowing a male senior constable before producing an electronic stun device.

During a search of the man, officers allegedly located methamphetamine, known as ‘ice’, heroin, a knife, and cash.

The man was taken to Sutherland Police Station before being transferred to Sutherland Hospital for treatment.

Upon his return, he was charged with resist or hinder police officer in the execution of duty, Assault officer in execution of duty, use or possession of weapon to resist arrest, possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, custody of a knife in a public place, supply prohibited drug – indictable quantity, Supply prohibited drug, and deal with property proceeds of crime.

The man was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday 8 August 2020.

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