Man caught speeding, allegedly drug driving in Strathalbyn on October 3

A 43-year-old man from Naracoorte will face court on numerous charges after he was reported for speeding and alleged drug driving in Strathalbyn on Tuesday, October 3.

Police stopped the man on Paris Creek Road after he was clocked traveling at 81 kilometres in a 50 zone just after 2pm.

He was reportedly unlicensed and allegedly tested positive to methamphetamine.

Police searched the man’s car, with the assistance of police dog PD Georgie, and allegedly located three mobile phones, over $10,000 cash, a small amount of cannabis and an ice pipe.

The man was reported for speeding, driving unlicensed and unlawful possession and his car impounded for 28 days.

His drug driving sample was sent to Forensic Science SA for further analysis and he will face court at a later date.

Officer in Charge of Hills Fleurieu LSA, Superintendent Fairney said this type of police work proved that if drivers are doing the wrong thing, the chances are they will eventually get caught out.

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