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Drugs seized, man charged after vehicle stop - Surry Hills

Monday, 29 May 2017 07:03:49 AM

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A man has been charged after drugs were located during a vehicle stop in Surry Hills yesterday.

About 12.40am (Sunday 28 May 2017), officers from Surry Hills Local Area Command stopped a Mitsubishi SUV on Campbell Street, after it allegedly hit a parked vehicle, failed to stop at a red light, and crossed on to the incorrect side of the road into the path of a marked police vehicle.

The driver, a 25-year-old man allegedly provided a false name and falsely claimed to be a returned solider.

He was subjected to a roadside drug test which returned a positive result.

The man was arrested and during a search of the vehicle, police allegedly located an amount of MDMA and methyl amphetamine.

He was taken to Surry Hills Police Station and charged with a number of offences including;

- Never licensed

- Drive manner dangerous

- Negligent driving

- Not stop at red light

- Not give particulars to owner of damaged property

- Driver state false name

- Falsely represent to be returned soldier

- Possess prohibited drug (x2)

- Supply prohibited drug

- Deal with proceeds of crime

The man appeared before Parramatta Local Court yesterday (Sunday 28 May 2017) and was refused bail to appear at Central Local Court tomorrow (Tuesday 30 May 2017).