• Hannah Phillips

Drugs Found in Car at Coonalpyn

A man has been arrested for drug offences after police stopped his car in Coonalpyn last week.

Just before 11pm, Thursday 21 December, police were conducting speed detection duties on the Dukes Highway when the detected a car with one headlight exceeding the limit.

Police stopped the car and spoke to the driver, a 19-year-old Goolwa man who was allegedly acting in a suspicious manner.

Police had cause to search the car and will allege they located an amount of LSD, amphetamine, cannabis and prescription medication.

The man was arrested and charged with a number of drug related offences including traffic controlled drug and possess prescription medication.

He will appear in the Murray Bridge Magistrates Court on 8 March.