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17 Jan 2022 17:34
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    A woman rescued off the NSW coast was quickly charged when her police rescuers alleged they'd found drugs in her boat

    A woman rescued off the NSW coast was quickly charged when her police rescuers alleged they'd found drugs in her boat


    Water police responded to reports of a small vessel drifting north of Newcastle yesterday afternoon after a mechanical failure.

    In heavy rain and strong winds, officers found the 35-year-old woman in a 3-metre tinny and gave her a life jacket before towing her back to a nearby boat ramp.

    A search of the tinny uncovered methamphetamine and cannabis, with the woman now due in court in january.

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