Carey Park man fined $1000 for drug possession

A Carey Park man has been fined following the search of a property earlier this year. 

Cameron James Lloyd was due to appear in Bunbury Magistrates Court on Thursday, March 14. 

Lloyd was not able to appear in court, but managed to submit endorsed pleas of guilty to one count of possessing a prohibited drug (cannabis) and one of possessing drug paraphernalia containing a prohibited drug/plant. 

Police prosecutor sergeant Greg Ward told the court police visited Lloyd's Carey Park residence at 7.40pm on Thursday, February 7, 2019. 

Police, suspecting Lloyd of aggravated burglary, then searched his residence.

During their search of the premises, officers uncovered 1 gram of cannabis in a bedroom drawer. 

Drug paraphernalia was also uncovered during the operation. 

Magistrate David Maclean handed down a $1000 fine. 

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