Drug bust in Stirling North

Detectives from Port Augusta’s Criminal Investigation Branch have arrested a man and a woman following an investigation into illicit drugs.

On Monday, August 27,  police – with the assistance of the Dog Operations Unit – searched a property in Stirling North and uncovered over 33 grams of methamphetamine, and $20000 in cash and drug paraphernalia.

A 42-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman both from Stirling North have been charged with trafficking a controlled substance.

The man was refused bail and appeared in court the following day while the woman has been bailed to appear in court on 24 September.

Anyone with information about the sale, supply or possession of illicit drugs is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au