Tag Archives: drugs

Drug charges as large amount of cash confiscated

 

 

A 39-year-old man was arrested and refused bail. FULL STORY »

Cops nab drugged drivers

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Eleven motorists were apprehended for driving under the influence of a prohibited substance during a five day traffic operation in Alice Springs. File photo, police media release.

 

UPDATE May 10: Drugs can be detected considerable amounts of time after consumption. FULL STORY »

NT last in population growth, first in booze & fags use

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Our population growth is the slowest in the country, we’re pretty well behaved so far as drugs go (unless we live in Darwin) but we’re streets ahead in alcohol and tobacco consumption, recent reports show. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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Man charged after police seize meth, firearms

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Suspected dealer alleged to have been in possession of stolen firearms.

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Aboriginal injecting drug use critical, emerging

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There is evidence and growing concern about a rise in injecting drug use and related harm within Aboriginal communities, including in more remote areas of Australia, writes Associate Professor James Ward (pictured).
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Dole plan for ice users fraught, says Alice NGO

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Scott Morrison, the Minister for Social Services, is considering taking ice users off welfare. DASA warns of problems.

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Police confiscate drugs, weapons in Sadadeen

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Police found drugs, weapons and fireworks at an Alice Springs address in Sadadeen yesterday afternoon.

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Drugs found on bus from Adelaide

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A 24-year-old man will appear in the Magistrates Court today charged with drug offences following a routine search on a bus traveling from Adelaide. FULL STORY »

LETTER: Labor’s $150m Alice town camps disaster

 

 

Sir – Minister Jenny Macklin has not only wasted $150m meant to improve living standards in the Alice Springs town camps she has badly let down the camp’s indigenous residents, writes Senator Nigel Scullion (pictured), Shadow Indigenous Affairs Minister. FULL STORY »

Three arrested in town camp drug raid

About 30 police officers including drug squad detectives and a sniffer dog handler raided the Palmer’s Camp in Basso Road this morning.
They arrested three men in three separate houses and confiscated drugs as well as cash.
The Aboriginal town camp has been under police surveillance for some time and was known by users as “the Maccers Drivethrough”.
Police are expected to make a statement with further details soon. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. SEE UPDATES IN “FULL STORY”.
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