Ice bust uncovers drug supply

A MAN has been charged after four kilograms of the drug ice was found during a vehicle stop in the Riverina on Monday.

A Jeep Grand Cherokee was stopped by officers from Deniliquin Local Area Command on the Sturt Highway at Hay about midday on Monday. 

Police spoke to the driver, a 39-year-old man, before conducting a search of the vehicle.

Officers uncovered four kilograms of ice inside the vehicle.

The Castle Hill man was arrested and taken to Hay Police Station, where he was interviewed and charged with supplying a prohibited drug – large commercial quantity, and possessing a prohibited drug.

He was bail refused and appeared at Deniliquin Local Court on Tuesday.

He was remanded in custody to re-appear on March 8.

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