Police lay charges after $10,000 worth of drugs seized during vehicle stop at Wellington

A woman will face court next month charged after $10,000 worth of methylamphetamine was seized during a vehicle stop in the state’s Central West yesterday.

About 4.45am (Thursday 25 November 2021), officers attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District stopped a white Toyota Camry on Marsh Street, Wellington for the purpose of a random breath test, returning a negative result.

After speaking with the driver, officers searched the vehicle and allegedly located two packages, believed to be 11.2g of methylamphetamine, two knives and just over $4000 in cash.

The packages have an estimated potential street value of approximately $10,000.

The driver – a 25-year-old woman – was arrested and taken to Wellington Police Station.

She was charged with supply prohibited drug, custody of knife in public place and knowingly deal with proceeds of crime.

The Wellington woman was given conditional bail to appear at Wellington Local Court on Tuesday 21 December 2021.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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