Drug tests for skipper
A 52-YEAR-OLD female boat skipper has been told by Proserpine Magistrate Haydn Stjernqvist she has “issues” in relation to drugs.
In court on Monday, Tania Karen Horley pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine, cannabis, digital scales and a knife in a public place.
On April 26 at 11.45pm, Bowen police attended the Shell service station in relation to a suspect white utility parked outside.
Horley’s vehicle was searched, with a red bag, set of electronic scales and two clip-seal bags, each containing 2.4g of a crystal substance found.
On May 12 at 7.45pm, Horley’s Cannonvale apartment was searched. Here police found a large machete in a car, a fishing knife under the car seat, a backpack, digital scales, a brown paper bag containing 2.1g of cannabis, two pieces of foil containing 2.8 and 2.6g of cannabis and a plastic container holding 10 clip seal bags of a crystal-like substance, each weighing 0.1g.
Horley was placed on probation for two years with a condition about drug testing attached.