On Thursday 2 July 2020 Police conducted an operation at a residence in Ronald Street, Devonport. A search of the premises was conducted and a number of items were seized including: a quantity of illicit drugs, firearm related items and items of stolen property.
A 51 year old Devonport man was arrested and charged with a number of drug offences, including trafficking in a controlled substance, firearm related offences and property offences. The man was detained and will appear in the Devonport Magistrates Court on Friday 3 July 2020.
Detective Senior Sergeant Martin Parker said “We will continue to target people who distribute drugs and illicit substances, which causes significant harm to the community. Distribution of drugs has the potential to encourage criminal activity, anti-social behaviour, or breaches of our laws.”
Anyone with information about drug distribution should contact Police on 131444 or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or crimestopperstas.com.au