Police lay charges – Drug seizure – Coolalinga

Northern Territory Police have charged a 40-year-old man in relation to drug and traffic offences in Coolalinga yesterday.

At around 2:50am, police observed a white Ford Sedan being driven erratically on the Stuart Highway, heading south through Coolalinga.

Police apprehended the vehicle and the driver was subjected to a roadside drug test, which returned a positive result for methamphetamine and amphetamine.

Drug Detection Dog Quid was deployed and a search of the vehicle located:

  • 220 grams of cannabis
  • 2.5 grams of methamphetamine
  • drug paraphernalia
  • a significant amount of money
  • 3 x large vacuum bags

The vehicle was seized and the driver was arrested and taken to Palmerston Watch House.

The man has been charged with:

  • supply schedule 2 dangerous drug – commercial quantity
  • possess schedule 2 dangerous drug – traffickable quantity – public place
  • possess schedule 1 dangerous drug – traffickable quantity – public place
  • possess thing – administer dangerous drug
  • drive with prohibited drug in body

He was remanded to appear in Darwin Local Court today.

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