Man charged after strip search uncovers drugs
A KINGSLEY man was allegedly hiding methamphetamine in his underpants when he was strip searched after a police stop in Quinns Rocks.
Officers stopped a vehicle on Quinns Road about 2am on May 13.
They accused the 35-year-old driver of possessing 1g of methamphetamine after they conducted a roadside drug test on a clip seal bag of crystals.
They further alleged he was in possession of a syringe containing a substance believed to be steroids.
Senior Sergeant Stuart Fairlie said officers took him to Joondalup police station where he was strip searched.
“They allegedly found a further bag of meth hidden in his crotch,” he said.
Investigators charged the man with drug possession with intent to sell or supply and driving without a licence.
He is due to appear in Joondalup Magistrates Court on June 9.