Police uncover drugs across Port Lincoln

Four drug arrests in Port Lincoln

Four people have been arrested and about nine grams of methamphetamine, worth more than $20,000 has been seized by police across Port Lincoln during the past two weeks.

On June 25 Port Lincoln police stopped a vehicle on Heath Street and conducted a search, uncovering methamphetamine and a large amount of cash.

A 32-year-old woman was arrested and charged with two counts of knowingly engaging in money laundering and two counts of trafficking in a controlled drug.

On June 28 police attended a property on New West Road following reports of a disturbance and a search of the property revealed cocaine, cash and drug paraphernalia.

A 26-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man from Port Lincoln were arrested and charged with trafficking in a controlled drug, they were bailed to appear in Port Lincoln Magistrates Court on September 22.

On June 28 a 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with possessing prescription drug, trafficking in a controlled drug, unlawful possession and hindering arrest after police found methamphetamine and an amount of cash at a Port Lincoln premises.

The man was refused bail and appeared in court on June 29 where he was remanded in custody to reappear at a later date.

Finally on July 5 police searched a Port Lincoln address and found methamphetamine, cash, a taser, a spring loaded knife and drug paraphernalia.

A 43-year-old man was reported for trafficking in a controlled drug and possessing a prohibited weapon, and will be summonsed to appear in court at a later date.

Police urge anyone with information about the growing, sale or supply of illicit drugs to report it anonymously via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au.