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Police will allege that in the early hours of last Saturday morning a 25 year old Casino man attended a house in a seriously intoxicated state.

The occupants of the house did not know who he was and called police.

Police arranged for the man to be driven back home, and asked him to produce some identification. Rather than produce a licence or medicare card, the Casino man helpfully handed police 28 grams of cannabis.

The fellow was taken home to his mother. He was also given a Field Court Attendance Notice for ‘Possess Prohibited Drug’ and will appear in Casino Local Court in May.

D’oh!


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  1. As stupid as this guy seems, it’s just another example of one of many millions of Australians unable to be helped or protected by police because of the deluded police obsession with enforcing out dated cannabis laws.

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