Drug search outside local school
TWEED/BYRON Local Area Command police have conducted a drug dog operation outside a local high school and nearby skate-park.
As a result of information received from members of the public, about 2.30pm yesterday police from various sections in Tweed Heads assisted by a drug dog conducted numerous searches of students leaving a school.
The students were stopped at the intersection of Minjungbal Drive and Heffron Street where police drug dog ‘Wilson’ and his handler conducted a sweep of students leaving the school.
The dog and handler later conducted a number of sweeps of young people at the Tweed Skate Park and a number of school buses the students had boarded.
Throughout the operation the drug dog indicated numerous detections however police only located a small amount of discarded drugs believed to be cannabis and an amount of fireworks and no arrests were made.