Methamphetamine and weapon arrest on Kangaroo Island

A man has been charged with drug and weapon offences after police searched his Kangaroo Island home.

About 10am on Monday, February 17, following an investigation, police from the Mount Barker Tactical Team searched a house at Kingscote.

Officers allegedly located an amount of methamphetamine buried in the back yard of the property, along with prohibited weapons and an amount cannabis found inside.

A 26-year-old man from the address was arrested and charged with trafficking a controlled drug, possessing implements to administer a controlled drug, possessing a prohibited weapon and carrying an offensive weapon.

He has been refused police bail and will appear in the Christies Beach Magistrates Court on Tuesday, February 18.

The man was also issued with an expiation notice for possession of cannabis.

Anyone with information about the manufacture, sale of supply of illicit drugs is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at - you can remain anonymous.

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