Geraldton man charged over meth, gold seizure

Geraldton Guardian
File image.
Camera IconFile image. Credit: Pilbara News

A Geraldton man has been charged over an alleged seizure of methamphetamine worth about $50,000 and gold worth about $3500.

The 39-year-old was travelling north in a vehicle on Brand Highway at Mt Adams, near Dongara, about 9.25pm yesterday when the car was pulled over by Mingenew police as part a routine traffic patrol.

Police allegedly found a magnetic box in the engine bay containing methamphetamine and cannabis.

The search also allegedly found gold bullion and $1000 cash.

The man has been charged with two counts of possession of a prohibited drug with intent to sell or supply and one count of possession of stolen or unlawfully obtained property.

Some of the seized items.
Camera IconSome of the seized items. Credit: Mingenew Police
Some of the seized items.
Camera IconSome of the seized items. Credit: Mingenew Police
One of the seized items.
Camera IconOne of the seized items. Credit: Mingenew Police

Get the latest news from thewest.com.au in your inbox.

Sign up for our emails