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Source: Northern Territory Police

Northern Territory Police have charged a 38-year-old man with multiple drug and firearm offences following a recent operation in Nhulunbuy.

Police arrested the man in possession of several clip seal bags of methamphetamine.

At Nhulunbuy Police Station he undertook a drug analysis test and returned positive results for methamphetamine and amphetamine.

Superintendent Joanne Foley said, “At a subsequent search of the man’s residence, police seized further drugs, including cocaine, methamphetamine, ketamine and prescription medicines, along with a registered but unsecured firearm and ammunition. A further four registered and secured firearms were also seized.”

The man was charged with:

  • Possess schedule 1 dangerous drug – commercial quantity
  • 5 x Possess schedule 1 dangerous drug – traffickable quantity
  • Possess schedule 1 dangerous drug – public place
  • Possess schedule 1 dangerous drug
  • Unlawful possession of schedule 4 substance
  • Drive with prohibited drug in body
  • Drive unregistered vehicle
  • Drive uninsured vehicle
  • Fail to meet storage requirements (firearm)
  • Fail to meet storage requirements (ammunition)

He was granted bail to appear in Darwin Local Court on 10 February 2021.

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