Drugs, stun device and knife seized after vehicle search at Moama

A man has been charged with traffic, drug and weapons offences following a vehicle search in the state’s Murray River region yesterday.

About 2.30pm (Tuesday 20 July 2021), police were notified of a vehicle in a carpark on Perricoota Road, Moama.

Officers attached to Murray River Police District attended and spoke with a 38-year-old man, before allegedly finding an electronic stun device in his pocket.

Upon searching the vehicle, police allegedly located methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a knife. Building equipment and four chainsaws were also seized.

The man was arrested and taken to Moama Police Station where he was charged with possess prohibited drug, custody of knife in public place, possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, licence expired two years or more before, use unregistered registrable motor vehicle on road, and use uninsured motor vehicle.

The Victorian man has been granted bail to appear in Moama Local Court on Wednesday 8 September 2021.

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