Drug arrest following Renmark search

February 16, 2024 8:59 am in by

A man has been arrested for drug trafficking following a search in Renmark earlier this week.

On Wednesday (14/2) Riverland Police attended a Renmark home to conduct a search in relation to a theft investigation.

Police allege the resident hindered and resisted police on their arrival and the man was subsequently arrested.

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Officers searched the premises and located approximately 12 grams of a substance suspected to be methamphetamine, paraphernalia relating to drugs and drug dealing, and several items of jewellery linked to a recent serious criminal trespass and theft.

The 54-year-old man was arrested and charged with trafficking a controlled drug, hinder and resist police, and unlawful possession.

He was refused police bail and appeared in the Berri Magistrates Court Yesterday (15/2).   

Police have again called for anyone in the community with information on the sale, distribution or manufacture of illicit drugs to report it to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.