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Police say a man has been charged after they found prohibited drugs during a vehicle stop yesterday.

In the very early hours of Sunday, officers from Richmond Police District were patrolling the Casino area, when they stopped a car on Walker Street.

Officers spoke with the driver, a 46-year-old man, and conducted a roadside drug test. He allegedly returned a positive result.

During a search of the vehicle, police allegedly located cannabis and methylamphetamine inside a sock and sunglasses case as well as drug paraphernalia.

These items were seized to undergo forensic examination.

The man was arrested and taken to Casino Police Station, where he was charged with supply prohibited drug, and two counts of possess prohibited drug.

The Casino man was granted strict conditional bail and is due to appear before Casino Local Court on Thursday 21 May 2020.

Inquiries are continuing.


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