Drug charges as large amount of cash confiscated

A 39-year-old man allegedly in possession of a large quantity of cash, drugs and a firearm was arrested in Alice Springs on Monday, according to a police media release.


Detectives of the Regional Investigation Division executed a search warrant on a Sadadeen home where a pump-action shotgun, a trafficable amount of cocaine, an amount of cannabis and large quantity of cash were allegedly located.


The man was arrested and transported to the Alice Springs watch house and later charged with offences including supplying drugs, receiving or possessing property from the commissions of an offence, possessing a prohibited firearm and ammunition without permit, and possessing a thing to administer a dangerous drug.


Police say the man has been denied bail and will appear before the Alice Springs Local Court.


UPDATE 4.20pm


Meanwhile today detectives of the Southern Drug Investigation Unit have seized 4.3kgs of cannabis, drug paraphernalia and a quantity of cash..


A 22-year-old man was charged, remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear before the Alice Springs Local Court on Monday.




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  1. James T Smerk
    Posted June 21, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    I don’t see why the police don’t offer a small incentive for dob in a dealer. Give a $1000 cash payment for confirmed information and I’m sure some of these desperate druggies will dob in a dealer they don’t like.
    I’m sure there are even people that aren’t druggies but are aware of some people that deal, easy money!

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