Police Beat

Drugs cause 40 per cent of local police work


Toodyay police chief Sgt Dave Flaherty with bags of seized drugs, a drug pipe and scales.

ABOUT 40 per cent of all police work in Toodyay is linked to illegal drug use.

Toodyay is a really safe place to live but we have an undercurrent of drug use that creates a constant problem.

Every week without fail, we find out about stuff going on that involves illegal drugs.

The flow-on from illegal drug use is that it causes other crime, such as stealing and assaults.

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