South Coast Police report

A few events regarding Operation Stay Alert June long weekend.


About 2.20pm on Monday the 11 June 2018, a 17 year old female driver was stopped by Bega Highway Patrol Police on the Princes Highway at Brogo after she was detected speeding.

During the stop the driver was subjected to a roadside drug test that returned a

positive indication to cannabis.

Police searched the vehicle and located a small amount of cannabis leaf and seeds.

The female was arrested and taken to Bega Police Station for secondary drug testing.

She was issued a 24 hour Notice of Prohibition from driving and infringement notices for the traffic offences.

Legal action to follow the results of laboratory testing.

Batemans Bay

About 1:50pm on Monday 11 June 2018, Batemans Bay Highway Police were conducting stationary speed enforcement on the Princes Highway, Moruya.

A Hyundai Sonata was stopped in Percy Davis Drive after braking harshly.

The driver was spoken to and police identified the vehicle was unregistered.

A subsequent search located a small amount of cannabis.

The driver was infringed for the traffic offences and issued a court attendance notice to attend Moruya Local Court 6 July 2018 for the drug possession.

Police are asking anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Alternatively please call your local police station. Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Police remind people they should not report crime information via their Facebook and Twitter pages.

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