Three locals face drug trafficking charges

THREE local people have been charged with numerous drug offences, including drug trafficking, following an investigation into recent drug activity in the Sale area.

After executing a warrant at a Stratford property on Thursday, February 4, Wellington Divisional Tasking Unit arrested and charged a 23-year-old man with 12 offences, including trafficking cocaine and cannabis, possessing cocaine and cannabis, possessing a prohibited weapon and cartridge ammunition, and dealing with property suspected to be proceeds of crime.

The man was remanded in custody to appear at Sale Magistrates’ Court at a later date.

Two more people were arrested and charged on Tuesday, February 9, after police executed a warrant in Sale and allegedly found cannabis and a large quantity of cash.

A man has been charged with trafficking a commercial quantity of methamphetamine and trafficking cannabis, and was remanded to appear Sale Magistrates’ Court, while a female was charged with trafficking cannabis and released on bail.