23 February 2024

Police allegedly seize methylamphetamine with a street value of $25,000

| Shri Gayathirie Rajen
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Albury Local Court

A man and a woman accused of drug offences will face Albury Local Court. Photo: Vanessa Hayden.

A 37-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman will face court charged with drug offences following a random breath test near Albury.

Police said officers attached to Murray River Highway Patrol stopped a car driving east on the Riverina Highway, Bungowannah, around 16 kilometres from Albury, at about 10:15 am on Wednesday (21 February) for a random breath test.

Officers had reason to search the vehicle and allegedly seized prohibited drugs, including methylamphetamine, with a street value of $25,000.

The man and the woman were arrested at the scene and taken to Albury Police Station.

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The man was charged with three counts of supplying prohibited drugs and was refused bail to appear in Albury Local Court at a later date.

The woman was charged with three counts of possessing a prohibited drug and two counts of supplying a prohibited drug.

She was granted conditional bail to appear in Albury Local Court on Wednesday, 20 March.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers ont 1800 333 000. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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