Drug bust at fes­ti­val

The Courier-Mail - - NEWS -

A GER­MAN na­tional was al­legedly caught with 396 ec­stasy pills at a Syd­ney mu­sic fes­ti­val on the week­end.

Ju­lian Heldt, 22, was one of 45 peo­ple charged with drug of­fences at the De­fqon. 1 event, which catered for 24,000 lovers of “harder styles”.

Heldt was charged with sup­ply­ing a pro­hib­ited drug and breach of bail, while an­other man with 200 pills and a woman car­ry­ing 87 pills were also charged.

Drug dogs and a heavy po­lice pres­ence re­sulted in eight peo­ple charged with drug sup­ply and 37 with pos­ses­sion.

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