Man charged with drug possession and giving false name

On Friday evening, July 11, Police were alerted to a suspicious person on Quarry St. The police arrived and found a man limping up and down the street. His jeans were ripped, and, according to police, he had a laceration to his buttocks.

The 32 year old man from Mt Tarcoola was taken to the hospital.

Police say the man was in possession of prohibited drugs, and drug paraphernalia. It will also be alleged he provided the Police with false personal details.