Man busted with cash up his bum faces court
A MAN police claim was found with a wad of cash secreted in his bottom during a police search had charges against him mentioned in court yesterday.
Police claim two men, a 30-year-old and a 22-year-old, were in car which was pulled over by a police patrol on Gregory St, Roma, on the afternoon of Saturday, September 20.
The 30-year-old was not in Roma Magistrates Court when his case was mentioned.
Both men were charged when police allegedly found drugs, suspected to be amphetamines, as well as a glass pipe for smoking drugs inside the vehicle.
Police further claim a roll of bank notes totalling about $1000 encased in gaffer tape was found in the 22-year-old's rectum during a closer inspection at the police station.
He was charged with possessing money suspected as being proceeds of crime while both men are also charged with possessing dangerous drugs and drug related utensils.
Neither has been required to enter any pleas to the charges and the case was adjourned for mention in the same court on November 25.