Some 40 people were arrested for possession of drugs during a music festival on the North Coast over the weekend, and one man was charged with dealing.
About 3,000 people attended the Festival of the Sun event, in Port Macquarie between December 13 and 16.
During a police operation, which included the use of drug dogs, they reported 41 that people were detected with drugs, including cannabis, MDMA, cocaine and LSD.
One man, aged 27, was allegedly found to be in possession of 55 MDMA capsules. He was charged with supply prohibited drug and possess prohibited drug.
He was conditionally bailed to appear at Port Macquarie Local Court on Wednesday January, 9, 2019.
Other alleged offenders were issued field court attendance notices, infringement notices, cannabis cautions and warnings.
Police say on-site medical services treated about 40 people at the event for ‘various issues’.