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A man has been charged with drug possession on the Border.

A man has been charged after being detected in possession of prohibited drugs as he crossed the border from Victoria into NSW overnight.

Police allege that while enforcing the closure of Wodonga Place, South Albury yesterday at 10.45pm, they spoke to a driver in a white Hyundai Excel and noticed the 39-year-old to be drug-affected.

A search of the vehicle was conducted after the car smelled of cannabis

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Police allegedly found methylamphetamine concealed within a cigarette packet.

While officers searched the vehicle the man allegedly attempted to throw a coffee cup containing methylamphetamine into a nearby bin.

The Albury man has been arrested and taken to Albury Police Station, where he was charged with supply prohibited drug.

The man was refused bail to appear in Albury Local Court today, where he was granted conditional bail by the court to re-appear on Tuesday 1 September 2020.

He was also given directions under the Public Health Act to self-isolate for 14 days.

Anyone with information about drug supply in their community is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.

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