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Police have charged two men after they were allegedly found to be carrying 85kg of cannabis. Photo NSW Police.

Police have charged two men after they were allegedly found to be carrying 85kg of cannabis in the back of a Pantech truck near Byron Bay yesterday.

Police attached to Byron Bay Highway Patrol stopped the vehicle about 11.25pm (Thursday, 19 November, 2020), on the Pacific Highway, Ewingsdale, for a traffic offence.

Upon speaking with the 23-year-old driver and his 24-year-old passenger, police became suspicious and searched the rear of the truck.

Officers allegedly found 186 packages of cannabis with a total weight of 85kg.

The men were arrested and taken to Byron Bay Police Station where they were both charged with supply prohibited drug greater than commercial quantity, and drug possession.

They were refused bail and will appear in Ballina Local Court toady (Friday, 20 November, 2020).

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  1. Free the medicine! Those boys are probably home grown too…they’re basically heroes for risking their freedom to get people their MEDICINE/NUTRITION!!!

    “Animal studies of plant cannabinoids have shown that THEY ARE CAPABLE OF DECREASING TUMOUR GROWTH AND METASTASIS.’ – Michael Backes, ‘Cannabis Pharmacy’

    “Here I have given to you every seed-bearing plant that is on the entire earth and every tree with seed-bearing fruit. Let them serve as food for you.” – Jehovah God, ‘The Bible – Genesis 1:29’


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