Front Page

Advertisement

Delivery intercepted

A HAMILTON teenager has pleaded guilty to buying drugs off the internet, after police intercepted multiple packages in the mail.

Bayley Stevenson, 18, of Bree Road, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and possession charges in the Hamilton Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Police prosecutor leading senior constable, Kevin Mullins told the court Australia Post put a stop on mail being delivered to Stevenson’s home address on October 12 after Victoria Police and the Australian Federal Police intercepted a package addressed to him that contained “a quantity of LSD”.

The court heard on October 21, police intercepted a package that contained two vacuum-sealed bags, each containing four grams of MDMA.

Police also intercepted a soft-padded envelope containing 50 LSD tablets on October 23 and a parcel containing 7.2 grams of MDMA on October 26.

The parcels were all addressed to Stevenson and were from the same sender.

Ldg Sen Const Mullins said on October 29, police swapped the drugs in two packages with an “inert substance” and an undercover police detective, posing as a delivery driver, delivered them to Stevenson’s address.

Later that day, police executed a search warrant at Stevenson’s home address.

Subscribe to read full story.

Get a year of access to Spectator or Observer for $208

Get this offer nowAlready a subscriber? Sign in

More From Spec.com.au

crossmenu