Northern Territory Police have seized a large quantity of liquor near Adelaide River.
Around 3:30pm yesterday, police received information about a vehicle transporting liquor to Wadeye community after it was purchased from a licensed premises on Darwin’s outskirts.
The vehicle was observed by police on Stuart Highway, Adelaide River. Police conducted a traffic apprehension on the vehicle and observed a child climbing from the cargo area.
Police searched the vehicle and located 22 bottles of spirits and a 30 pack of beer. The liquor was seized and destroyed.
The 43-year-old female driver was issued an infringement notice for drive with child unrestrained.
The driver and a 39-year-old male passenger were issued infringement notices for bringing liquor into alcohol protected area.
For information on liquor restricted areas in the Northern Territory, go to https://nt.gov.au/law/alcohol/bans-and-dry-areas/where-you-cant-drink-in-the-NT/list-of-restricted-areas.
Anyone with information on the supply of illicit substances to our communities is urged to contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.