Lyneham drug bust, man faces court on cannabis charges

Share Canberra's trusted news:

A 38-year-old man is facing court after a drug bust found weapons and bags of cannabis at his Lyneham home yesterday (October 16).

About 10.20am police, armed with a warrant, began an extensive search of the Lyneham home and found five large clip seal bags containing a trafficable amount of cannabis, multiple empty clip seal bags, scales and $10,220 in cash.

Police also seized a money counting machine, capsicum spray, an expandable baton and a taser concealed in a child’s toy.

The man was charged with traffic in cannabis, three counts of possess prohibited weapon and possession of property suspected to be proceeds of crime.

Who Can You Trust?

In a world beleaguered by spin and confused messages, there's never been more need for diverse, trustworthy, independent journalism in Canberra.

Who can you trust? Well, for more than 25 years, "CityNews" has proudly been an independent, free, family-owned news magazine, serving the national capital with quality, integrity and authority. Through our weekly magazine and daily through our digital platforms, we constantly and reliably deliver high-quality and diverse opinion, news, arts, socials and lifestyle columns.

If you trust our work online and believe in the power of independent voices, I encourage you to make a small contribution.

Every dollar of support will be invested back into our journalism so we can continue to provide a valuably different view of what's happening around you and keep free.

Click here to make your donation and you will be supporting the future of journalism and media diversity in the ACT.

Thank you,

Ian Meikle, editor

Previous articleDecision day and the view is it’s going to be very close
Next articleThe votes are in: Labor will win another term

Leave a Reply