Man charged during police operation targeting possession and supply

Over the weekend, the Murrumbidgee Police District conducted an operation attending licensed premises throughout the Murrumbidgee district, targeting the possession and supply of prohibited drugs.

With the assistance of a drug dog, a quantity of prohibited drugs was discovered on a 19-year-old male near a licensed premise.

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The man was arrested and convened to Leeton Police Station where he was charged with possession and the suspected supply of a prohibited drug.

The drug is pending analysis.

The man received conditional bail and is due to appear at Leeton Local Court on Friday June 15.