Drug and driving charges

A 33-YEAR-old Fitzroy man was apprehended by police in Fulham on Thursday night and charged with drug and driving offences, after police chased him in a car and on foot.

Police allege the man, who was on bail for drug offences, was carrying $3465 and an assortment of drugs totalling 59 grams.

He has been charged with trafficking drugs, handling the proceeds of crime and various road traffic offences.

He was remanded to face Sale Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Results of the hearing were not known at the time the paper went to print.