After wrestling him to the ground and placing him in handcuffs, police found that he had 2.4 grams of methamphetamine, about 6 grams of cannabis, scales, drug packaging and a torch.
Meanwhile, the driver of the stopped vehicle, a 42.year-old Drake man, was found to be in possession of a machete, a knife, 1.3 grams of cocaine and an ‘ice’ pipe.
The 33 year old was charged with two counts of Possess Prohibited Drug, Possession of Equipment for Administering a Prohibited Drug and Resist Police. He was bail refused and will appear in Lismore Local Court today.
The 42-year-old will face Lismore Local Court in January on charges of Possess Knife in Public Place x 2, Possess Prohibited Drug and Possession of Equipment for Administering a Prohibited Drug.