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Police Detect Drug Driver in Port Pirie

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A 39-year-old woman from Port Pirie was stopped on Osborne Street for a roadside drug test.

The test returned positive to methamphetamine and sent to the lab for forensic testing.

Police then conducted a search of the vehicle, to find her passenger, a 37-year-old Port Pirie man, in possession of methamphetamine.

He was reported and will be summonsed to appear in the Port Pirie Magistrates Court at a later date.  

The woman was issued with a driver direction notice, preventing her from driving for 24 hours after the incident, and may also be summonsed to said court.