Cocaine worth $220,000 allegedly found during vehicle stop – Coffs Harbour

A man has been charged with drugs, after cocaine worth $220,000 was allegedly found following a random breath test in Coffs Harbour yesterday.

Shortly before 9.30pm yesterday (Thursday 13 October 2016), officers from Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command were travelling north along the Pacific Highway, Coffs Harbour, when they stopped the driver of a Toyota Kluger for a random breath test.

Police spoke to a 30-year-old man, before searching him and the vehicle.

During the search, officers allegedly found 1kg of cocaine, worth an estimated potential street value of $220,000.

He was arrested and taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station where he was charged with deemed supply prohibited drug (commercial quantity – cocaine) and knowingly deal with proceeds of crime.

He was refused bail to appear at Coffs Harbour Local Court today (Friday 14 October 2016).