POLICE SEIZE DRUGS AND WEAPONS AT MID NORTH COAST VEHICLE STOP

A disqualified driver has been charged after several drugs and weapons were seized at a Coffs Harbour vehicle stop.

Officers found the 37-year-old driving a Kia sedan while conducting stationary random breath tests on Hogbin Drive.

Checks on the driver, revealed he was disqualified from driving until 2026.

He was arrested as a result.

Police then searched the vehicle, allegedly finding a metal baton, pocket knife, hunting knife, methylamphetamine, cannabis and cash.

The 37-year-old was charged with drive motor vehicle during disqualification period (second offence) and possess prohibited drug.

He appeared before Coffs Harbour Local Court today, where he was granted conditional bail.

He’ll reappear before the same court next month.