Man busted supplying 14yo boy drugs on street

A man has been charged after he allegedly supplied cannabis to a 14-year-old boy at Chipping Norton.

Detectives from Liverpool Local Area Command have been investigating reports of alleged drug activity at a house in Balanada Avenue.

Following investigations, police stopped and searched a man and a boy on Balanada Avenue about 3.30pm yesterday.


Police say the man supplied the boy with two small foil wrappers containing a small amount of cannabis.

After speaking with the man, a nearby house was searched where officers allegedly located cash, scales and a further 365 grams of cannabis.

Both the man and the boy were arrested and taken to Liverpool Police Station.

A 48-year-old man was charged with supply prohibited drug to a minor under the age of 16 and possess prohibited drug.

He was granted conditional bail to appear before Liverpool Local Court on Wednesday 2 December 2015.

The 14-year-old boy is expected to be dealt with under the Young Offenders Act.