Drugs in plas­tic con­tainer

Whitsunday Times - - NEWS -

A man who was caught with 1.3 grams of metham­phetamines in his car has been fined $750.

Tyson Luke Colling­wood, 22, of Proser­pine, pleaded guilty in Proser­pine Mag­is­trates’ Court last week to pos­sess­ing dan­ger­ous drugs and pos­sess­ing a pipe for smok­ing those drugs.

Po­lice pros­e­cu­tor Se­nior Con­sta­ble Han­nah Beard told the court po­lice found the drugs in a plas­tic con­tainer on the seat of his car af­ter he pulled up at a Strathdickie house while po­lice were search­ing it at 8.50am on Au­gust 29.

A pipe to smoke the drugs was also found in the car, the court was told.

Colling­wood’s lawyer Rose­mary Var­ley said the drugs were for her client’s per­sonal use.

No con­vic­tion was recorded against Colling­wood in court.

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