Batchelor police find 30kg of cannabis in a car during a random breath test

September 12, 2023 4:08 pm in by
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A man is facing a string of charges after being caught allegedly driving under the influence of drugs in Adelaide River. 

The 36-year-old was stopped by Adelaide River and Batchelor general duties police at a random alcohol and drug testing station on the Stuart Highway on Monday morning. 

It’s alleged he tested positive for cannabis and amphetamine, and upon a search of his car police found 30.4 kilograms of cannabis.  

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The man has since been arrested and charged with driving with a dangerous drug in his blood, possessing a schedule 2 dangerous drug, and supplying a schedule 2 dangerous drug.  

He is due to front Darwin Local Court today.