Cannabis, methamphetamine seized during Katherine raid

POLICE have charged a 30-year-old Katherine man with drug offences and seized a trafficable quantity of cannabis and methamphetamine following the execution of a search warrant this morning.

Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Ian Kennon said detectives from the Northern Substance Abuse Intelligence Desk, assisted by the Northern Investigation Section, arrested the man at a resident in Katherine North.

“Police located and seized, two mature cannabis plants, cannabis plant material, methamphetamine, steroids, unsecured ammunition and fireworks,” he said.

The man was charged with four drug-related offences – including possession of a trafficable quantity of a schedule one dangerous drug – and three additional offences related to ammunition and fireworks.

He will appear in Katherine Magistrates Court on December 9.

KATHERINE BUST: A 30-year-old Katherine man will face court in December after policed seized cannabis and methamphetamine during a raid on Wednesday morning. Photo: NT POLICE

KATHERINE BUST: A 30-year-old Katherine man will face court in December after policed seized cannabis and methamphetamine during a raid on Wednesday morning. Photo: NT POLICE

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