Pair to appear in Berri court on drug charges, SA

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A man and a woman from the Riverland region are expected to appear in the Berri Magistrates Court charged with serious drug offences, according to SA Police.

The 41-year-old man and 48-year-old woman have been charged with two counts of trafficking a controlled drug, and since counts of trafficking a commercial quantity of a controlled drug, cultivating cannabis and possessing a prescription drug.

The pair were arrested after police executed a search warrant at an address in the region about 11.20am yesterday (Thursday 11 May) as a result of information being provided to Crime Stoppers.

Drugs seized

Police located a range of drugs – about 60g of amphetamines, 70 g of 4-hydroxybutanoic which is commonly known as liquid fantasy or GHB, 4kg of cannabis, three cannabis plants and a quantity of medication for which they did not have an appropriate prescription.

The accused were refused police bail and will appear in court today.

Cannabis

Anyone with any information about the manufacture, sale or use of illicit drugs is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on free-call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au

All information can be provided anonymously and will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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