A MAN has been charged with various offences, including supply of a prohibited drug and driving an unregistered vehicle, after he was stopped at Fairy Meadow yesterday.
Police said the 34 year old Illawarra man was driving a black BMW sedan with a misleading registration plate fitted.
The vehicle was stopped at Fairy Meadow and the driver questioned about the legitimacy of the plate.
During investigations, it was learnt that his license had expired in 2019 and he was currently suspended from driving.
The vehicle registration expired in July 2020, and police allege he had fitted the misleading plate so as to not arouse suspicion. He also provided a positive roadside drug test, and a search of the vehicle allegedly found 3.55 grams of methyl-amphetamine.
The man was charged with driving on a suspended license, and for supply of a prohibited drug, and is due to appear before court in mid September. He was also issued with penalty notices regarding the registration breaches, as well as a further penalty notice for breaching the current stay at home public health orders.
Police are awaiting the results of the drug analysis before proceeding with legal action for allegedly drug-driving.
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