Driver stopped with carload of drugs

2016-02-16 06:00
These drugs and firearm were confiscated from a 59-year-old driver in Montrose Park.

These drugs and firearm were confiscated from a 59-year-old driver in Montrose Park.

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A 59-year-old man was arrested for having a variety of drugs and an unlicensed firearm in his car.

Officers of the crime prevention unit received information last Friday night about a car containing drugs and an illegal firearm being driven in Elizabeth Street, Montrose Park.

The officers stopped the driver and searched the car. A Z88 9mm firearm with 10 live rounds, 862 mandrax tablets, 359 units of heroin and five packets of tik were found inside the car.

The suspect has already appeared in court on charges of possession of a prohibited firearm and drugs.

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