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Prison visitor charged with drug trafficking

Category: Capital Radio News

A 48-year-old woman has been charged with drug trafficking after allegedly trying to smuggle balloons filled with methamphetamine into the Alexander Maconochie Centre.

Police executed a search warrant on the woman yesterday when she arrived at the prison for a scheduled visit and allegedly fiound a small balloon taped to the inside of her jumper, which contained a substance believed to be the drug ice.

Officers say they later found more balloons filled with the drug in her backpack, with 16 grams seized in total.


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