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Police say two men were found unconscious in a car parked at Main Beach Carpark, Byron Bay Saturday morning.

Officers responded to calls about the scene and when they arrived, found illicit drugs in the car.

They haven’t said what kind or how much.

The two men received emergency medical attention in Byron Bay before an ambulance took them both to Tweed Heads Hospital.

One man was in serious condition, the other critical.

Police crack-down on drug supply and possession in Byron

Police say they have been out and about in Byron Bay over the long weekend, targeting illegal drug possession and supply as part of ‘Operation Pariac’.

They say they detained three men from Queensland on Saturday night in the Byron Bay CBD for cannabis possession and ‘legal actions will be preferred’ against them.

Echonetdaily has requested clarification.

Update, 11.30am: Byron Inspector Matt Kehoe says the men will either receive cannabis cautions or notices to appear in court, depending on how much cannabis each man had on him at the time of arrest.


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