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Perth officers on duty test good to drugs

Posted December 02, 2015 21:50:48

Map: Perth 6000

3 Perth police officers who tested optimistic to drugs even though on duty have been stood down, it has been revealed.

WA Police’s internal affairs unit tested about 200 officers at five suburban police stations on Monday.

According to a police statement, 3 officers returned “a presumptive positive result to amphetamine and methylamphetamine”.

The results have been forwarded to the WA Chemistry Centre for evaluation and confirmation of the result.

The WA Police Commissioner has been contacted for comment.

According to the statement, considering that legislation permitting random testing was enacted in 2011, about 9,500 screenings have been carried out on police officers.

It stated of these, 11 had been found with a blood alcohol limit of much more than .02 per cent, two have been identified making use of cannabis, two using MDMA, two on steroids and 1 on methamphetamine.

“Six of the officers who tested constructive to drugs resigned prior to the conclusion of a Loss of Self-confidence Procedure,” the statement mentioned.

“The seventh received a Letter of Corrective Guidance following it was accepted he may possibly have unwittingly ingested the steroid in an workout supplement.”

These benefits do not consist of the 3 officers stood down following Monday’s operation.

Topics: law-crime-and-justice, drug-offences, police, perth-6000

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Drugs shaped like banana lollies seized in Geraldton

Posted December 02, 2015 21:23:42

Police have seized hundreds of dollars worth of banana-shaped ecstasy tablets in Western Australia’s Mid West.

Officers stated they identified a 20-year-old man in Geraldton, 400 kilometres north of Perth, in possession of 200 grams of the psychoactive drug MDMA in a form comparable to fruit-shaped lollies.

It is understood it is the 1st time police in Geraldton have noticed drugs in this type.

Police also searched the man’s residence and seized $ 7,000 in cash.

The 20-year-old man has been charged with possessing a prohibited drug with intent to sell or supply, and possessing unlawfully obtained property.

Topics: drugs-and-substance-abuse, drug-offences, law-crime-and-justice, geraldton-6530

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