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Source: NSW Police

Drugs seized at border

Drugs seized at border

Source: NSW Police

2.5kg of cannabis has been seized from a vehicle at the Tooleybuc Bridge

2.5kg of cannabis has been seized from a vehicle at the Tooleybuc Bridge border checkpoint, as part of New South Wales Police's Operation Border Closure.

Just after midnight on Sunday, officers stopped a white Hyundai Accent on the bridge.

Police spoke to the driver, a 39-year-old woman, and passenger, a 35-year-old man, who were both allegedly unable to produce a valid permit to enter NSW.

During a search of the vehicle, police located 2.5kg of cannabis in the boot. It’s been seized to undergo forensic examination.

The man and woman, from Casula, south-west of Sydney's CBD, have been charged with take part supply cannabis have been refused bail to appear in Dubbo Local Court today.

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Meanwhile, police are reminding motorists travelling between New South Wales and South Australia, that they cannot transit through Victoria.

The best direct route to cross the NSW/SA border is via the Barrier Highway at Broken Hill.

If you travel through Victoria, including the border zone – ‘border bubble’ – NSW residents will be denied re-entry into NSW without a current entry permit or authorisation to enter under the Public Health Order.

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