Man charged with breach of bail; drugs located - Newcastle

Sunday, 26 December 2021 11:54:53 AM

A man will face court today charged over an alleged breach of bail in the Newcastle area.

About 1.20am today (Sunday 26 December 2021), police stopped a silver Mercedes on Dennison Street, Hamilton, and spoke to the driver – a 35-year-old man.

Following inquiries, it was revealed the man was allegedly in breach of current bail conditions.

Police searched the vehicle and allegedly located a shopping bag containing a 401grams methylamphetamine.

The bag was seized and will be forensically examined.

The estimated street value of the drugs seized is more than $360,000.

The Windale man was arrested and taken to Newcastle Police Station where he was charged with breach of bail.

He was refused bail and is due to appear in Newcastle Local Court today (Sunday 26 December 2021).

Inquiries continue.

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