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Crime Stoppers

Two Men Charged – Drugs Seized – Darwin

Thursday 06-Jul-2017 15:48

Members from Taskforce Nemesis have charged two males with drug offences following a search warrant at a Lyons residence yesterday.

“Acting on information involving the supply of illicit substances around Darwin, a search warrant was conducted at the residence just after 12:00pm,” said Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Stringer from the Organised Crime Division.

Police seized a variety of drugs including:

  • 25.5 grams of MDMA – commercial quantity
  • 3 grams of LSD – commercial quantity
  • 5.9 grams of Ketamine – (59 x commercial quantity)
  • 4.69 grams of Cocaine
  • 1.3 grams of methamphetamine
  • 2.72 grams Psilocybin – (27 x traffickable quantity)
  • 2 grams Dimethyltryptamine (DMT)
  • 10 x Xanax tablets
  • A quantity of steroids.

 

More than $15,000 in cash was also seized.

 

A 27-year-old was charged with:

  • Supply schedule one drug - commercial quantity (x3)
  • Supply schedule two drug - traffickable quantity (x3)
  • Possess schedule two drug
  • Unlawfully possess schedule eight poison
  • Deal with the proceeds of crime.

 

A 26-year-old was charged with:

  • Possess a commercial quantity of a schedule one drug
  • Possess a schedule two drug.

 

Both will appear in Darwin Local Court today.

“Joint Organised Crime Task Force Nemesis provides a multi-agency approach to combating cross border trafficking in illicit drugs, said Detective Senior Sergeant Stringer.

 

“We will continue to target the greedy and selfish criminals involved in this insidious business.”

 

If you have any information on the manufacture or supply of illicit substances in the Northern Territory, contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.