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A grey Jeep Grand Cherokee similar to the one in which police allegedly found drugs and weapons, along with two children, at Tweed Heads yesterday. File photo
A grey Jeep Grand Cherokee similar to the one in which police allegedly found drugs and weapons, along with two children, at Tweed Heads yesterday. File photo

A man will appear in court today after a vehicle stop resulted in police allegedly locating drugs and weapons, all while the man’s two children were in the car in Tweed Heads yesterday.

At about 3.40pm (Wednesday December 7), officers stopped a grey Jeep Grand Cherokee on Wharf Street.

Police spoke to the driver, a 42-year-old man, who had his two daughters in the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle allegedly revealed knuckle-dusters, a razor knife, Diazepam, MDMA, Xanax, Seroquel, cannabis, ice, scales, and a number of items believed to have been stolen including electrical goods and perfume,.

All items were seized for forensic examination and the man was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads Police Station.

The man was charged with possess/use prohibited weapon, have custody of an offensive implement in public place, custody of knife in public place, four counts of possess prohibited drug, supply prohibited drug, and two counts of possess prescribed restricted substance.

The children, girls aged two and four, were taken by family members after being contacted by police.

The man was refused bail, to appear at Byron Bay Local Court today (Thursday December 8).

 

 


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