Car stop allegedly uncovers drugs and ammo

TWO men have been charged following a Police stop in Molendinar, which allegedly turned up a stash of drugs.

Officers intercepted the vehicle in Trade Court around midnight Saturday and say they found 1.5 kilograms of cannabis, as well as other drugs and a small amount of ammunition.

The driver, 25, was detained at the scene, but his passenger allegedly ran off.


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The dog squad was called in and managed to track the passenger, 24, to a yard on Production Avenue.

A search of his escape route allegedly turned up a firearm silencer.

Both men were charged with possessing a dangerous drug as well as drug utensils. While the 24-year-old was slapped with a range of other charges relating to his alleged attempted escape. He will face Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow.

While the driver is due to appear on September 8.

 

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