NSW Police, Dubbo: Man charged with drug offences after vehicle stop

COURT TIME: Man charged with drug offences after vehicle stop on highway. Photo: FILE
COURT TIME: Man charged with drug offences after vehicle stop on highway. Photo: FILE

A MAN has been arrested after he was found in possession of nearly a kilogram of cannabis.

About 10.10pm on Tuesday officers from the Orana Mid-Western Target Action Group stopped a Suzuki Ignis on the Golden Highway Dubbo, to speak with the driver.

During a search of the vehicle, police allegedly located a large quantity of drugs, believed to be cannabis.

The package was seized and will undergo forensic analysis.

A 47-year-old man was arrested and taken to Dubbo Police Station.

He was charged with possession and supply of prohibited drug (cannabis).

The man was refused bail and appeared at Dubbo Local Court on Wednesday.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

Information is treated in strict confidence.

The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.

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