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Charges – Drug offences – Groote Eylandt

Thursday 07-Mar-2019 14:32

Groote Eylandt Police have charged a 65-year-old man with drug offences.

The man arrived in Groote Eylandt on a flight on Tuesday 5 March 2019. Dog Operations Unit officers and Detection Dogs Bear and Lena searched the man’s luggage and detected seven sealed packages of cannabis weighing 300 grams.

He was charged with:

  • Supply Schedule 2 Dangerous Drug in Indigenous Community
  • Possess Traffickable Quantity Cannabis Public Place

He is due to appear in Alyangula Local Court later this month.