Highway drugs trap snares mushrooms, cocaine in snowfields operation

Lachlan Roberts 27 August 2018

Some of the drugs seized by police at Bredbo. Photos: Supplied by Monaro Police District.

Police have seized cannabis, cocaine, dexamphetamine and psilocybin mushrooms during an operation targeting illegal drugs at the New South Wales snowfields.

Last Friday afternoon (24 August), Monaro District Police, assisted by the SPG Dog Unit, screened vehicles for illicit drugs on the Monaro Highway, Bredbo.

Police seized a variety of drugs including cannabis, cocaine, dexamphetamine and psilocybin mushrooms.

Police charged four people for their possession of prohibited drugs including a 22-year-old female from Roseville who was found to be in possession of dexamphetamine pills, a 34-year-old male from Mangerton located with cocaine, a 28-year-old man from Kingsgrove with cannabis and a 28-year-old Concord male with a number of psilocybin mushrooms.

Police also issued seven people with cannabis cautions.

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