COURT WRAP: Drug busts, teen drug driver, trespassing
A COUPLE who fell victim to the Charleville heat decided to cool off by helping themselves to the use of the pool at the Rocks Motel.
Rebecca Sue Adams and Danny Major both fronted Charleville Magistrates Court on February 19, facing trespassing charges.
Police prosecutor sergeant Caroline Boodnikoff told the court that between December 29 and January 1, Adams and Major entered the yard of the Rocks Motel and restaurant on three separate occasions for an illegal dip.
On each day as they were walking by the motel, they entered the yard and swam in the pool fully clothed before leaving.
When questioned by police, Adams said she is an asthmatic and needed to use the pool to cool off.
Both stated they were from Victoria and didn’t realise how hot Charleville could get.
A REPEAT drug user with ten pages of criminal history has been told by the Magistrate he’s on the knife edge of being jailed if he reoffends.
Otis Lee McKellar fronted Charleville Magistrates Court on February 19, facing two charges of possessing dangerous drugs and possessing utensils or pipes.
Police prosecutor sergeant Caroline Boodnikoff told the court on December 12 at 7.50am, a search warrant was executed at his residence on Ridge St, with the defendant, his partner and her children were present.
The court heard that after searching a manhole in the ceiling just outside the defendant’s bedroom, they located a blue zip around case which contained a clipseal bag of crystal-like substance and a glass pipes, scales, spoon and straw.
After being questioned, McKellar admitted that the items belonged to him, which he used to “smoke ice” and was transported to the Charleville watch house.
A TEENAGE drug driver caught twice in the space of two weeks will now be without a license for a full year.
Tracey Ann Anderson, 19 fronted Charleville Magistrates Court on February 19 facing two charges of drug driving while on a provisional license.
Police prosecutor sergeant Caroline Boodnikoff told the court on December 24 at 2.20pm, police intercepted Anderson on Cobb St for the purposes of a random drug test.
After returning a positive result, Anderson admitted to using cannabis recently.
After further analysis of her sample, it produced a positive result for cannaboids and methamphetamine.
On January 6 at 6.31pm, Anderson was intercepted again for the purposes of a random drug test where she admitted to using meth recently.
A specimen of her saliva produced a positive result for methamphetamine.