A man has been charged after more than 20 kilograms of Cannabis was allegedly found during a search of his car near Dubbo today.
About 10.40am (Sunday 10 March 2019), police from Orana-Mid Western Police District were patrolling the Dunedoo township, about 100km north-east of Dubbo, when the officers stopped a Ford utility travelling on the Golden Highway.
The driver, a 56-year-old man, was subject to a roadside breath and drug test, returning a negative result.
During a subsequent search of the car, police allegedly located 20.7 kilograms of Cannabis leaf, packed under ice and beer in an esky.
The man was arrested and taken to Mudgee Police Station.
He was charged with supply prohibited drug – indictable quantity, possess prohibited drug.
The Cessnock man was granted conditional bail to appear at Dunedoo Local Court on Friday 5 April 2019.
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