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Teen without a ticket allegedly caught with drugs - Police Transport Command

Sunday, 19 March 2017 02:29:23 PM

More than 200 ecstasy tablets have been seized when a teenager was stopped by Police Transport Command (PTC) officers on a train at Wyong last night.

The 19-year-old man was on a southbound train at Wyong about 9.15pm (Saturday 18 March 2017), when he was spoken to by officers for travelling without a valid ticket.

When the man was searched police allege he was carrying 238 ecstasy tablets, as well as MDMA capsules, cannabis, diazepam, and a knife.

He was arrested and taken to Gosford Police Station where he was charged with seven offences:

• Supply prohibited drug (indictable quantity)

• Possess a prohibited drug (three counts)

• Possess/attempt to, prescribed restricted substance

• Goods in personal custody suspected being stolen

• Custody of knife in public place.

The man, from Gorokan, was granted conditional bail to appear in Gosford Local Court on Friday 24 March 2017.