COOBER PEDY News & Events

COOBER PEDY POLICE SEIZE DRUGS FROM ADELAIDE WOMAN’S VEHICLE IN FAR NORTH

Coober Pedy Police performing a routine  patrol on Friday 5 March 2010 pulled over a vehicle on the Stuart Highway in the Far North of South Australia and discovered the driver, a female from Carrington near Adelaide, with a quantity of cannibis inside the body of her Ford sedan vehicle.

The 40 year old woman was arrested for allegedly trafficking drugs between Adelaide and the Northern Territory. It is estimated that approximately 2 kilos of the drugs were found inside her car.

The woman who will appear in the Coober Pedy Magistrate’s Court on 15 April, 2010 is out on bail after being charged with trafficking a commercial quantity of a controlled drug.

Coober Pedy Police have been actively stopping motorists passing through the area for various checks including breath testing as the tourist season brings more visitors from other areas to the Far North.