Drugs seized at Tennant Creek

A man found in possession of a large quantity of drugs was arrested and charged in Tennant Creek yesterday.

The 63-year-old man was travelling on the Stuart Highway south of Tennant Creek when he was stopped for a random breath test by members of the Tennant Creek Investigations Unit.

It is alleged the man returned a positive reading and a search of the vehicle located more than 1.4kgs of Cannabis concealed in a box in the back of the vehicle.

The man was arrested and transported to the Tennant Creek Watchhouse and later charged with;

  • One count of Possession Schedule 2 Dangerous Drug – Commercial quantity
  • One count of Supply Scheduled 2 Dangerous Drug – Commercial quantity
  • One count of Drive with a prohibited drug in blood.

The man has been bailed to appear before the Tennant Creek Local Court on November 26, 2019.

More than 1.4kgs of Cannabis was found in the back of a vehicle by members of the Tennant Creek Investigations Unit yesterday.
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