Man in court over graffiti attacks and cannabis supply – PTC North Central

*PLEASE NOTE: Images are of items seized are available on NSWPF social media pages.

The Police Transport Command North Central have charged a man after he allegedly caused thousands of dollars’ worth of graffiti damage to trains across Sydney and was found in possession of one kilogram of cannabis.

Officers commenced an investigation after about $10,525 worth of graffiti damage was caused to a stationary train at Rhodes Train Station about 11.30am on Thursday 8 April 2021.

In another incident, police were called to Lavender Bay Rail Siding on the North Shore after two men allegedly tagged another train about 11:45am on Wednesday 5 May 2021.

Following extensive investigations, officers attended a unit on Rothschild Avenue, Rosebery, where they arrested a 34-year-old man outside the home about 12:30pm yesterday (Tuesday 18 May 2021).

Officers executed a search warrant at the property, where they allegedly seized about one kilogram of cannabis in vacuum sealed bags, spray cans, $28,900 cash, electronic devices and photographs of graffiti.

The man was taken to Mascot Police Station, where he was charged with two counts of malicious damage, supply cannabis, enter running lines, possess prohibited drug, and deal with proceeds of crime.

He was refused bail and is due to appear in Central Local Court today (Wednesday 19 May 2021).

Inquiries continue.

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