Liquor seized in Adelaide River

Northern Territory Police have seized a large quantity of liquor near Adelaide River.

Around 3:30pm yesterday, police received information about a vehicle transporting liquor to Wadeye community after it was purchased from a licensed premises on Darwin’s outskirts.

The vehicle was observed by police on Stuart Highway, Adelaide River. Police conducted a traffic apprehension on the vehicle and observed a child climbing from the cargo area.

Police searched the vehicle and located 22 bottles of spirits and a 30 pack of beer. The liquor was seized and destroyed.

The 43-year-old female driver was issued an infringement notice for drive with child unrestrained.

The driver and a 39-year-old male passenger were issued infringement notices for bringing liquor into alcohol protected area.

For information on liquor restricted areas in the Northern Territory, go to

Anyone with information on the supply of illicit substances to our communities is urged to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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