Community & Business

12 April, 2023

Multiple charges for Malanda man

A MALANDA man has fallen foul of the law after multiple incidents occurred in the Ravenshoe area late last month.

Multiple charges for Malanda man - feature photo

The man was intercepted on Tully Falls Road, Koombooloomba, at about 3am on 30 March for vehicle checks when police allegedly located a quantity of cannabis, methylamphetamine, hashish and money in the vehicle.

The man then returned to Ravenshoe where it will be further alleged he conducted burnouts outside the police station causing damage to the fence and chopping up the grass on the footpath.

Police also claim that when they attempted to speak to the man on 1 April at an address on Ascham Street, he resisted arrest, kicking the vehicle door into an officer.

The 31-year-old man is expected to appear in the Atherton Magistrates Court on 18 April 18, charged with one count each of possessing dangerous drugs, possessing property suspected of having been used in a crime, possessing drug utensils, possessing dangerous drugs schedule 1 drug quantity, dangerous operation of motor vehicle, wilful damage, obstructing police and assaulting police.


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