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.

 



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