Simple stop finds $10k

A man travelling 31km/h over the speed limit at Strathalbyn was carrying drug paraphernalia. Photo: File.

A man travelling 31km/h over the speed limit at Strathalbyn was carrying drug paraphernalia. Photo: File.

STRATHALBYN – Police who stopped a 43-year-old Naracoorte man for travelling at 81km/h in a 50km/h zone on Paris Creek Road, Strathalbyn on October 3 found more than they bargained for.

With police dog Georgie’s help, police found three mobile phones, over $10,000 in cash, cannabis, and an ice pipe.

He was reported for speeding, driving unlicensed, and unlawful possession.

His car was impounded and his drug sample was sent to forensics. He will face court.

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