A drunken trip to a remote community in western Arnhem Land loaded with grog and drugs yesterday has come unstuck.
Police stopped a vehicle yesterday they said contained four "heavily intoxicated" passengers.
Police conducted a roadside breath test on the 44-year-old male driver which returned a positive result for alcohol later found to be 0.252.
Police searched the driver and located a small package of cannabis.
He was placed under arrest.
A search of the vehicle located nine bottles of alcohol, all of which were destroyed by police.
Police claim they located approximately 172.1 grams of cannabis, for which a 50-year-old man was arrested.
Police alleged the 44-year-old driver was disqualified from driving.
The man was issued a notice to appear in court for:
- drive high range blood alcohol content
- possess dangerous drug in public place
- drive a motor vehicle while disqualified.
The 50-year-old man was charged with:
- possess schedule 2 dangerous drug - traffickable quantity
- supply dangerous drug in community.
All four vehicle occupants were issued with liquor infringement notices.
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