A 36-year-old man has been arrested after an estimated $1 million worth of cannabis was found concealed in his truck.
Police stopped a vehicle on the Pacific Highway at Bangalow, near Byron Bay on the NSW north coast this morning where the male driver was submitted to a roadside drug test.
The man, from Marrickville in Sydney’s inner west, was arrested after his test allegedly returned a positive indication, NSW Police said.
His truck was then searched, revealing 145 bags of cannabis with an estimated potential street value of $1 million. Methylamphetamine was also found.
The driver has been charged with supply a commercial quantity of a prohibited drug, two counts of drug possession (one being a commercial quantity) and driving under the influence of a prohibited drug.
He has been refused bail to appear before Byron Bay Local Court today.