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Man arrested after allegedly delivering drugs in fruit basket to quarantined traveller

9News.com.au logo 9News.com.au 3/04/2020 Freya Noble

A man has been charged after allegedly trying to deliver drugs hidden in a fruit basket to a quarantined traveller.

Yesterday afternoon about 1.15pm a man, 37, went to a hotel on Elizabeth Street in Sydney to make a delivery to someone in isolation.

Police searched the box and allegedly found a white envelope containing an MDMA capsule.

A man allegedly tried to deliver drugs in a fruit basket. © NSW Police A man allegedly tried to deliver drugs in a fruit basket.

The man, from Lane Cove, was arrested and when officers searched him, they allegedly found a bag of white powder, believed to be cocaine, New South Wales Police said.

He was issued a Court Attendance Notice for supply prohibited drug and possess prohibited drug.

He is due to appear at the Downing Centre Local Court on Friday 19 June. Inquiries are continuing.

Police allegedly found one MDMA pill in an envelope. © NSW Police Police allegedly found one MDMA pill in an envelope.

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