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Accused up on drugs, weapon charges

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A 34-year-old Holloways Beach man will appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court this morning after being arrested at Lissner Cresent last night.

It will be alleged the man ran from police after being sighted with a stolen vehicle at the address.

It will further be alleged that police chased the man into a nearby property, where he was apprehended and found in possession of numerous restricted drugs, dangerous drugs and a controlled drug.

He has been charged with three counts of unlawful possession of restricted drugs, two counts of possessing dangerous drug, and one count each of unlawful possession of controlled drug, possess utensils or pipes for use, receiving tainted property, unlawful use of motor vehicles and possession of a knife in a public place.