Wrapping up “April drug month”…a Sydney mother and her two sons were all jailed for supplying heroin.
A 70 year old Perth man was jailed for attempting to kill his methamphetamine addicted son with a hammer.
A new group has been formed at Narooma called ICE Turning Family Pain Into Power.
A 27 year old man went on a methamphetamine fuelled crime spree and stole over $24,000 of items on the Capricorn Coast.
An $81,000,000 upgrade to Victorian health will see an extra 30 drug rehab’ beds for addicts languishing on public waiting lists.
In 2016, 257 people died of an overdose involving illicit drugs.
The Lives Lived Well organisation in Gladstone says 75 percent of the people it supports are men and a third are Ice users.
Police raids in WA have resulted in 43 people facing drugs charges and the seizure of methamphetamines, MDMA and cannabis.
A 38 year old who crashed his car near Rockhampton had methamphetamine and cannabis in his system.
A coronial inquest has been ordered into the deaths of four Queenslanders from powerful prescription drugs including “hillbilly heroin”.
A 30 year old man who crashed his car while disqualified from driving at Chinderah faces multiple charges after police found methyl-amphetamine, cocaine, cannabis, MDMA in his car.
Police have pinpointed five major highways as the corridors used to move drugs across New South Wales.
Police found $24,000,000 in cash in the semi-trailer of a truck pulled over on the Sturt Highway.
A WA District Court judge has called methamphetamine the nation’s biggest social problem.
A 21 year old woman was arrested after a 50 kilometre high speed pursuit by WA police and she was found to have 165 grams of methamphetamine in her back pack.
Police seized 317 grams of Ice from two passengers attempting to fly out of Ballina Airport.
An Albury hip hop dance school teacher is alleged to have operated a large cannabis supply network with a dozen people doing the selling for her.
Child Safety performance data has revealed Caloundra is the fourth worst suburb for Ice using parents between Gympie and Strathpine.
A pair of wannabe drug miles have been jailed after trafficking hundreds of packets of rock salt which they mistook for methamphetamines. Australian Border Force officials intercepted the real drug earlier valued at $58,000,000.
A teenage Hong Kong national who was part of the biggest Ice haul – 315 kilograms of methyl-amphetamine – in WA has been jailed.
Two night club promoters were jailed for at least nine years for smuggling almost $60 million worth of Ice into Australia in containers full of udon noodles.
Logan Hospital has been chosen to be at the forefront of Queensland’s fight against drug use after the city was named as one of the state’s Ice corridors.
A Queensland man who died was found to have a fatal amount of cocaine in his blood and had been snorting it for days before his death.
Three ice users have been jailed after they robbed a woman at gun point in the car park of a supermarket and stole her HSV Holden Commodore.
Sydney Roosters player Shaun Kenny-Dowall has allegedly been found with cocaine in his possession.
A glamorous former private schoolgirl who had an Ice addiction appeared in court after stealing peoples’ mail and credit cards.
A Canberra man appeared in court after allegedly selling cocaine to two high profile rugby league players.
NRL investigations are underway following the resignation of Cronulla Sharks chairman Damian Keogh over alleged drug possession.
There you have it.
The month of April was a busy month for police and magistrates concerning drug related incidents.
You don’t need to be Einstein to realise that Australia is in the grip of a sinister drug epidemic…and that is why we want people like you to join the Drug-Safe Communities team. As franchisees or independent drug testers trained in our Drug-Safe Academy.