Police have been really making their presence felt in Nimbin this week in the lead-up to Mardi Grass.
As a result of what they are calling ‘proactive police work’, a man was charged with commercial-level drug supply yesterday.
About 1pm (Friday 3 May 2019), officers attached to Richmond Police District Target Action Group stopped a man acting suspiciously outside a café on Cullen Street, Nimbin.
The 24-year-old man was searched and found to allegedly be in possession of 91 grams of dried mushrooms believed to contain psilocybin, 20 grams of cannabis, and cash.
He was arrested and taken to Nimbin Police Station, where he was charged with supply prohibited drug – commercial quantity, supply prohibited drug – small quantity (x2), possess prohibited drug, and knowing deal with proceeds of crime.
He was refused bail to appear at Lismore Local Court today (Saturday 4 May 2019).