A co-ordinated sniffer dog operation in Jonson Street, Byron Bay, on Thursday (April 27) has resulted in five arrests and 11 cannabis cautions.
About 10.30am police arrested a 26-year-old American woman, who was holidaying in Byron Bay, after the drug dog indicated that she might have drugs on her.
They allegedly located a quantity of cocaine, MDMA, LSD and cannabis. The woman was arrested and charged.
Earlier that morning, at 10.05am, a 42-year-old Byron Bay man was arrested carrying an amount of cannabis.
About 10.30am police located an amount of cannabis on a 66-year-old Byron Bay man.
About 10.40am a 57-year-old Coorabell man was found to have an amount of MDMA and cannabis on him.
About 10.50am a 43-year-old man from Suffolk Park was arrested with an amount of cannabis on him.
All five were charged with possessing a prohibited drug and bailed to appear before Byron Bay Local Court on May 11.
Police say a further 11 people were detected with cannabis during the morning and were issued with official cannabis cautions.