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

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The man handed over a box of fruit to police, who checked it and allegedly found MDMA.

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.

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.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/national/coronavirus-alleged-drug-dealer-charged-trying-to-deliver-fruit-basket-in-new-south-wales/9b3890f0-7fbc-440b-8e3d-cfb97c3ceb32

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