Data obtained by the Greens shows the continued failure of the drug dog program with false positive outstripping ‘successful’ searches two to one.
Seven people were arrested during a four-hour drug-dog operation in Nimbin on Tuesday leading the Nimbin HEMP Embassy to call for a change in police attitudes to the use of cannabis.
Nine people have been charged with drug offences following a drug dog operation in Byron Bay over the weekend, including one who was allegedly in possession of a commercial quantity.
Lismore police say the right to remain silent ‘was taken to an extreme level’ by a 24-year-old Grafton woman they searched at Lismore pub on Thursday.
A co-ordinated sniffer dog operation in Jonson Street, Byron Bay, on Thursday (April 27) has resulted in five arrests and 11 cannabis cautions.
Graham Mathews, Bangalow. I read, with interest, comments in The Sydney Morning Heraldy attributed to Superintendent Danny Doherty. He refers, of course, to the 214 arrests at the recent 'Fuzzy's Field Day Festival' in Sydney.