Drug charges for man not complying with health act in Sydney CBD

A man has been charged with drug supply offences during proactive police patrols in Ultimo yesterday.

About 5pm (Wednesday 8 April 2020), officers attached to Sydney City Police Area Command spoke to a man on Macarthur Street.

The man was not able to give a reasonable excuse for being there, and upon searching the man, police allegedly located 65.2 grams of Methamphetamine, 12.9 grams of Ketamine and 8.4 grams of MDMA allegedly found inside his backpack.

The drugs have a potential estimated street value of more than $50,000.

Police also allege the man was in possession of drug manufacturing equipment, drug paraphernalia and over $4,000 cash.

The 40-year-old man was arrested and taken to Day Street Police Station.

He was charged with three counts of supply prohibited drug (indictable quantity), deal with the proceeds of crime, goods in personal custody suspected being stolen, possess house breaking implements, and fail to comply with a public health order.

The Camperdown man was refused bail to appear at Central Local Court today (Thursday 9 April 2020).

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