NSW cops find 22 bags of cannabis in Triton ute

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Two men have been charged after police allegedly found 22 heat sealed bags packed with marijuana in the back of their Mitsubishi Triton ute in the NSW Riverina.

Police say they intercepted the Triton on the Sturt Highway, about 30km east of Hay, at around 1.45am on Sunday.


Officers spoke to the 45-year-old male driver and his 41-year-old male passenger before conducting a search of the vehicle, during which officers allegedly found 22 heat sealed bags containing a total of 10.5kg of cannabis.

The two men were arrested and taken to Hay Police Station where they were each charged with possess prohibited drug and supply a commercial quantity of cannabis.

They were given conditional bail to appear at Hay Local Court on 4 January 2016.