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Drug Charges After Mid North Coast Crash

Man to Face Court

Drug Charges After Mid North Coast Crash

A man will appear in court today charged with drug supply following a crash on the Mid North Coast on Friday.

About 6:30am, emergency services were called to the Pacific Highway at Nambucca Heads, following reports a Toyota Corolla was blocking traffic after hitting a safety barrier.

Officers from Mid North Coast Police District attended.

After speaking with the driver, officers allegedly located a fuel container filled with a clear liquid chemical. It was seized and will undergo further examination.

The 26 year old male driver and sole occupant, was subjected to a roadside breath test, returning a negative result.

He was arrested and taken to Macksville Hospital to undergo blood and urine testing.

Officers seized the vehicle and during a further search, allegedly located 500g of methamphetamine.

The man was taken to Macksville Police Station and charged with supply prohibited drug - commercial quantity.

He was refused bail to appear at Port Macquarie Local Court today (Saturday 4 August 2018).