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Nine people have been charged with drug offences following a drug dog operation in Byron Bay over the weekend.

One man, who was arrested as part of the operation at around 1.10am on Saturday (January 20) at the Railway Hotel, was allegedly found with a commercial quantity of drugs.

The 49-year-old was searched after being approached by a drug detection dog.

Police allegedly located 20 x 3,4-MDMA pills (6.29g), 20 x Methamphetamine pills (4.9g), 1x Diazepam pill, 2x Dexamphetamine pills, 1x Sildenafil pill, 0.7 grams of MDMA powder and a knife.

The man was subsequently arrested and charged at Byron Bay Police Station.

He was refused bail to appear at Tweed Heads Bail Court on January 21.

 

 


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4 COMMENTS

  1. And the other 8 were recreational users who may now get criminal records. We can rest assured that the supply of drugs had been stopped and everyone is safe and the police can go about more important matters like charging elderly nude bathers at secluded beaches. Whew I feel much safer already.

  2. How about Drug testing for Methadone. They get there meth fix at Chemist and then in car and Drive off. No testing for Methadone? Why is it So.

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