Man charged after drugs and weapons seized in vehicle stop - Rosebery

Friday, 17 March 2017 09:39:23 PM

***Editors Note: Images of the seized items will be uploaded to the NSW Police Facebook site.***

A man has been charged after officers from the Traffic & Highway Patrol Command found a knife, an electronic control device and drugs in his car, following a vehicle stop in Rosebery this morning.

About 7.15am (Friday 17 March 2017), officers from the Traffic & Highway Patrol stopped a Holden Commodore on Botany Road.

Following investigations, officers searched the car and allegedly located an electronic control device disguised as a mobile phone, a knife, and an amount of drugs believed to be ‘ice’.

All items were seized and will undergo forensic examination.

The driver of the Commodore, a 46-year-old Belfield man, was arrested and taken to Mascot Police Station where he was charged with possess prohibited drug, possess prohibited weapon, custody of knife in a public place, and not carrying a licence.

He was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at Waverley Local Court on Tuesday 11 April 2017.