Northern Territory Police have arrested a 19-year-old male in relation to alleged arson, criminal damage and drug offences in Fannie Bay and Driver.
On 1 January 2020, police responded to a report of a vehicle on fire at East Point Reserve. Upon arrival, the vehicle was engulfed in flames requiring NTFRS to attend and extinguish the fire. No persons were injured as a result of this incident.
On 2 December 2020, Detectives from the Serious Crime Squad and Drug and Organised Crime Squad executed a search warrant at an address in Driver.
Detectives seized numerous items during the search warrant, including;
- 152 grams of cannabis
- A Taser torch
- Digital scales
- A cannabis grinder
- Mobile phones
- An ice pipe
At the completion of the search warrant the 19-year-old male was arrested and later charged with:
1 x Arson;
1 x Damage to property;
1 x Stealing;
1 x Supply less than commercial quantity of schedule 2 drug;
1 x Possess trafficable quantity of schedule 2 drug;
1 x Possess a prohibited weapon;
1 x Administer a dangerous drug to self; and
1 x breach of bail.
The male was remanded in custody until 3 January, 2020.
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