Findon man charged over drug trafficking, South Australia

A man was arrested for trafficking drugs after police searched a Beverley storage unit and a Findon home last night.

After an investigation, about 7pm on Tuesday 22 June, Western District detectives attended a storage yard at Beverley and searched a shed. Police located an amount of cannabis, stolen property including bicycles and jewellery, two extendable batons, capsicum spray, a large quantity of pseudoephedrine tablets and prescribed equipment.

Police subsequently attended an house in Findon where a 37-year-old man from the address was arrested.

A search of the Findon property located 50 grams of methamphetamine, 500 grams of cannabis, $3000 cash and suspected stolen property.

The man was charged with two counts of trafficking a controlled drug, trafficking cannabis, unlawful possession, possessing a prohibited weapon, possessing a dangerous article, possessing prescription medication and hindering police. He was refused police bail and appeared in the Port Adelaide Magistrates Court today.

Anyone with information on the manufacturing, sale or supply of illicit drugs can report it anonymously to police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au

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