Dog sniffs out drugs
Karratha police have allegedly made a number of ecstasy and other illicit drug seizures this fortnight, with help from a drugdetection dog from the WA Police canine section.
In four separate cases in the one week, officers allege they found 250 ecstasy tablets during a vehicle stop, another 30 tablets while searching a house, 9g of methamphetamine in a hotel room, and 83g of cocaine en route in the mail.
On Saturday, November 19, police requested back-up from Perth drug detection dog Zolo and his handler, Sergeant Nick Berragan.
Zolo found four people allegedly in possession of various illicit drugs that night.
Karratha police acting officerin-charge Senior Sergeant Gavin Lang said Zolo was requested as a precaution for a weekend event.