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Port Pirie Man Arrested After Traffic Stop

Police_Line_Crime_Scene_2498847226.jpgA man has been arrested for a number of offences after police stopped his car in Port Pirie and located weapons and drugs in the vehicle.

On Monday Police spotted a car travelling along Thomas Street and attempted to stop the car before it came to a stop in a driveway.

It is alleged the driver of the car, a 21-year-old man, had been driving unlicenced.

After a search of his car officers allegedly located a tomahawk, expandable baton, illicit drugs and drug paraphernalia.

The man was arrested and charged with drive unlicenced, carry offensive weapon and possess prohibited weapon while the car was impounded for 28 days.

He was refused bail and will appear in the Port Pirie Magistrates Court.