Early morning police patrol in Taylor leads to drugs and firearm charges

Kim Treasure 27 May 2021 1
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A Taylor man will appear in court today on drugs and firearms charges. Photo: File.

Sharp-eyed police patrolling Taylor early this morning have led to a 34-year-old man being charged with numerous drug and firearm charges.

At about 12:30 am this morning (27 May), police on patrol in Taylor noticed a grey Audi A3 in a driveway with incorrect number plates. The car had been reported stolen earlier this month.

The man who came out of the home to speak to the police was wanted on a First Instance Warrant.


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During a search of the 34-year-old and his backpack, police allegedly found several items, including:

  • a clip seal bag containing green vegetable matter suspected to be cannabis (3.9 grams);
  • three clip seal bags containing white crystalline substances suspected to be methylamphetamine (19.4 grams);
  • a multi-dose vial containing a yellow viscous substance suspected to contain anabolic steroids (18.5 grams);
  • two clip seal bags containing orange tablets (1.0 grams) suspected to be Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD);
  • a replica Glock-17 pistol capable of firing plastic pellets, known as an airsoft firearm, and
  • a set of digital scales with a coating of white residue.

Police also allegedly found the man to be in possession of a drug suspected to be ecstasy (1.3 grams).

All suspected drug items will be sent for further analysis to the ACT Analytical Laboratory.


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The man has been charged with unauthorised possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of stolen property, trafficking a controlled substance other than cannabis, possessing anabolic steroid and possessing a prohibited substance.

He will face the ACT Magistrates Court today.


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Finagen_erection Finagen_erection 10:43 am 27 May 21

Pond scum right there.

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