Drug Arrest in Southampton
Media Release – Drug Offences
On Thursday, January 14 an officer on patrol and members of the Criminal Investigations and Drugs Unit observed a male, known to them, to be operating a motor vehicle near Railway Street. This male is currently subject to a recognizance of bail to not occupy the driver’s seat of a motor vehicle.
The male was placed under arrest and searched. Officers located several small packages on the male containing suspected methamphetamine and fentanyl.
A 64 year old Southampton man has been charged with:
- Fail to comply with a release order – do not occupy driver’s seat of a motor vehicle
- Fail to comply with a release order – do not possess drugs
- Breach of Probation
- Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking – Fentanyl
- Possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking - Methamphetamine.
The man was held for a bail hearing and remanded into custody.
Media Relations Officer
Sergeant Andy Evans