Meth found in man’s underwear during traffic stop

January 24, 2024 11:43 am in by
Photo: SAPOL Eyre & Western

A man was arrested for drug and weapon offences following a traffic stop in Whyalla yesterday morning.

The 33-year-old local was pulled over around 2am for a mobile driver test, and police say he appeared grossly intoxicated.

A search of the man and his vehicle uncovered 5 g of methamphetamine inside his underwear, and a homemade taser, a hammer and prescription medication inside his blue Ford utility.

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The driver was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, possessing illicit and prescription medication, possessing a prohibited weapon, and carrying an offensive weapon.

He will appear in Whyalla Magistrates Court at a later date.