Stolen Porta Loo Investigation Leads Cops to Meth Trafficking Arrest

September 8, 2023 8:32 am in by
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An investigation into the theft of portable toilets has resulted in serious drug charges for a Murray Mallee man.

On Friday 1 September, portable toilets attached to a tandem trailer were supplied to a Jervois sports club.  The next morning the trailer and portaloos were reported stolen.

Following investigations, police attended a Moorlands address where they allegedly recovered the stolen trailer and toilets.

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While at the address, police spoke with a man who was allegedly found to be in possession of approximately 17 grams of methamphetamine and $4050 in cash.

The 58-year-old Moorlands man was arrested and charged with theft, trafficking in a commercial quantity of a controlled drug and trafficking in a controlled drug.

He was refused police bail and appeared in the Murray Bridge Magistrates Court on 4 September.