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A 30-year-old homeless man from Warrnambool, who crashed his motorbike along Moore Street, will appear in court on Friday on charges of drug trafficking. Warrnambool Police attended the scene of an accident around 6pm on Thursday after reporting the single vehicle collision. It was discovered that there was an exceptional location alert regarding the man. He had a backpack that contained drugs, including what is believed to be methamphetamine and cannabis. A taser, hunting knife and prescription drugs were also seized by officers. The man was arrested, questioned and taken into custody for drug trafficking and related offences. It is also likely that he will be charged with resisting the police. He will appear at Warrnambool Magistrates’ Court on Friday for a bail/pre-trial detention hearing. It is understood that the man is already the subject of a court-imposed community correction order. IN OTHER NEWS: Our reporters work hard to bring local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content: Now just a click away with our new app: Digital subscribers now have the option to receive information faster, at their fingertips with The Standard:


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