Police Find Drugs and a Sword in Traffic Stop

May 9, 2023 9:05 am in by

A man has been arrested for a number of offences after a traffic stop on Sunday.


Just after 5pm, police were performing mobile speed detection on the Eyre Highway at Gilles Downs, near Kimba, when they detected a car travelling at 143km/h.

The driver, a 28-year-old Ceduna man, allegedly refused to submit to a drug test, refused to provide his personal details and refused to get out of the vehicle.

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Police also searched the vehicle and located an amount of drugs and a sword.

The man was charged with speeding, refusing drug testing, refusing details, hindering police, carrying an offensive weapon and possessing a controlled drug.

The man was refused bail and appeared in the Whyalla Magistrates Court yesterday.

Photo: Eyre Peninsula Broadcasters