Bunbury police charged 22 people after Groovin The Moo

Bunbury police have thanked the majority of the capacity crowd at Bunbury's Groovin The Moo festival for their good behaviour although 22 people were charged.
Bunbury police have thanked the majority of the capacity crowd at Bunbury's Groovin The Moo festival for their good behaviour although 22 people were charged.

BUNBURY police have thanked the majority of the capacity crowd at Bunbury's Groovin The Moo festival for their good behaviour although 22 people were charged. 

The charges relate to a range of offences including possessing prohibited drugs with intent to sell or supply and assaulting a police officer and a security guard. 

The Police Dog Squad drug dog and handler were present at the event and as a result 11 people were detected with drugs on their person and will face the Bunbury Magistrates Court at a later date. 

Police are also appealing for witnesses to an assault on a 34 year old Perth man which occured near a non-licensed area and at about 7.10pm the man was knocked unconscious. 

Security staff conveyed him for treatment to the first aid post and after treatment he reported the incident to police. 

The man sustained a swollen lip, bruises and swelling to his temple and jaw. 

A man is currently assisting police with their inquiries.

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