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Drugs Found In A Darwin Hotel

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Northern Territory Police have charged two people with drug offences following the execution of a search warrant at a Darwin hotel.

Officers from the Drug and Organised Crime Division and Territory Response Group attended the hotel around 9:00am Thursday. A search of a room located 2245 grams of cannabis, seven grams of cocaine, $11750 cash and numerous items indicative of large scale drug supply.

A 17-year-old female and 18-year-old male were arrested at the scene and conveyed to the Darwin Watch House.

The 17-year-old was charged with:

  • Possess Schedule 2 Dangerous Drug - Commercial Quantity
  • Supply Schedule 2 Dangerous Drug - Commercial Quantity
  • Possess Schedule1 Dangerous Drug - Less Than Traffickable Quantity
  • Receive Or Possess Property Received In The Commission Of An Offence

The 18-year-old was charged with:

  • Possess Schedule 2 Dangerous Drug - Commercial Quantity
  • Supply Schedule 2 Dangerous Drug - Commercial Quantity
  • Possess Schedule 1 Dangerous Drug - Traffickable Quantity
  • Supply Schedule 1 Dangerous Drug - Less Commercial Quantity To A Child
  • Receive Or Possess Property Received In The Commission Of An Offence

Police have opposed bail.

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