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Stories about "police drug sniffer dogs":

Drug dog dragnet in Byron Bay

A co-ordinated sniffer dog operation in Jonson Street, Byron Bay, on Thursday (April 27) has resulted in five arrests and 11 cannabis cautions.

Thousands falsely identified by sniffer drug dogs

Thousands of people on the north coast and across NSW are being falsely identified as carrying drugs by police sniffer dogs, which the NSW Greens say is an unjustified invasion of privacy and proving ineffective.

Police pick on Nimbin, yet cities awash with drugs

Organisers of the Nimbin Market. imagine what a jarring experience it was at our last Sunday market to have three policemen, armed to the hilt, with a sniffer dog, striding intimidatingly through our market, around behind the stage, and all the way through the main peopled areas, three times no less!

Sniffer dog solution

Peggy Balfour, Mullumbimby. Poor little sniffer doggy, worked all day only to find one ‘person with a small amount of cannabis’. These hard-working doggies only get a reward if they sniff and indicate cannabis.

Police drug raid on Nimbin café, bookshop

Police have arrested eight people and seized two kilograms of marijuana and other drugs after Oasis Cafe and Perceptio bookshop were raided, in what they are describing as ‘an ongoing drug operation in the Nimbin area’.

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