ROMA DRUG BRIEFS: Tourists and teens busted with narcotics
POLICE bust hitchhiker with drugs
A DRUNK hitchhiker was picked up by police in Surat and transported to Roma police station.
The Injune man, 37, was allegedly located by officers intoxicated in a public place and was taken back to the watch-house at about 4.30pm on September 25.
Two hours later, officers searched the man and allegedly located two green leafy marijuana buds inside a tobacco pouch.
The man admitted to police, “I was going to go home and smoke before bed”.
He was handed a notice to appear in the Roma Magistrates Court at a later date.
TOURIST found with drugs
A 44-YEAR-old man visiting Roma from Flagstone Creek was found with drugs and drug utensils.
On September 27, police executed a search warrant where the alleged offender was staying and found green leafy material and drug utensils.
Police allege the man took ownership of the drugs and utensils.
He was handed a notice to appear in court at a later date.
TEENS caught with drugs and ammunition
POLICE searched a Northern Rd address in the afternoon of September 24.
Officers allegedly located marijuana and drug utensils at the home.
They also found eight shells of 12 gauge ammunition in an old box in the shed on the property.
Three females and one male, all aged 18-years-of-age currently reside at the property.
They said the ammunition was not theirs and it must of belonged to an old tenant.
They were handed a notice to appear in the Roma Magistrates Court next month.