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Cairns man charged with possessing methamphetamines after routine car inspection


A 36-year-old Cairns man has been caught with methamphetamines during a routine vehicle check.

Officers from the Tactical Crime Squad pulled over the man’s vehicle at 4.15pm yesterday on Abbott Street.

It’s alleged they found the drugs, straws and utensils after searching his car.

He has been charged with the possession of drugs and utensils, stealing, unlicensed driving, driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle and contravening a direction.

The 36-year-old is due to front the Cairns Magistrates Court today.

(Vision: Supplied QPS)