Drugs, weapons, cash found at Mulgundawah Road home

Plus in other police news, a pair in their 60s are charged with trafficking methamphetamine.

A Murray Bridge woman will face court after weapons, drugs and cash were allegedly found at her home.

Police searched the house on Mulgundawah Road at 4.10pm on Sunday as the result of an investigation.

They allegedly found a taser, knuckle dusters, an amount of methamphetamine, dried cannabis, drug-related equipment and more than $7000 in $20, $50 and $100 notes.

Officers arrested the 53-year-old woman and charged her with drug trafficking, possession of weapons and possession of prescribed equipment.

She was refused bail and expected to face Murray Bridge Magistrates Court today.

Traffic stop leads to drug arrests

Meanwhile, a man and woman in their 60s have been charged with drug trafficking after being pulled over early on Sunday morning.

Police stopped their Ford ute on Margaret Street, Murray Bridge around 1am.

After speaking with the 62-year-old man and 61-year-old woman, both local, they searched the car and allegedly found 10 small plastic bags filled with methamphetamine.

Officers arrested and charged both the man and woman, but released them on bail ahead of a court appearance scheduled for January 4.

Police encouraged anyone with information about the possession, sale or supply of illicit drugs to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or visit www.crimestopperssa.com.au, anonymously if needed.

Patrols pick up drink drivers and a hoon

Lastly, several people have been reported for traffic offences over the past few weeks.

Picked up for alleged drink driving were:

  • A 50-year-old White Hill man, who crashed his Ford sedan into a tree on Homburg Drive, Murray Bridge at 1.15am on Monday

  • A 53-year-old Tailem Bend man, on Parklands Terrace at 6.45pm on November 13, with a blood alcohol reading of 0.186

  • A 36-year-old Greenwith man, on Maurice Road, Murray Bridge at 11.55pm on November 14, with a reading of 0.102

Police also arrested a 43-year-old Moorlands man who they allege was riding a 900cc Kawasaki motorbike on the Princes Highway at Tailem Bend on Saturday night, allegedly without a licence, registration, insurance or legally assigned numberplates.

He will get the motorbike back in 28 days, and will appear in court in January.

A 36-year-old Murray Bridge man was reported for misuse of a motor vehicle after police allegedly saw him do a burnout on Jervois Road at midday on November 13.

Finally, a 45-year-old Murray Bridge man was reported for allegedly driving while disqualified after police pulled over his Holden station wagon on Standen Street at 11.30pm on November 14.