Seized drugs ‘headed for doof’

Police say a 19-year-old man, who was arrested and charged with possessing drugs and a prohibited weapon in Lismore on Saturday, was on his way to a rave party.

Around 6pm on Saturday evening (January 24) police pulled over a white sedan in a car park on Ballina Road, Lismore.

They say the driver and his four passengers were on their way to a ‘doof’ party in Grafton.

The vehicle was searched and police allege they found a black backpack containing a can of capsicum spray and a commercial quantity of drugs, including: a total of 76 pills believed to be LSD, three small satchels of ice and around 19 capsules of ice.

The owner of the backpack was arrested and taken to Lismore Police Station where he was charged with supplying a prohibited drug, possessing prohibited drug and possessing a prohibited weapon.

He was released on conditional bail to appear in Lismore Local Court on March 9.


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