Man Allegedly Carried More Than 1000 MDMA Capsules Into Music Festival
Police have seized nearly 2000 MDMA capsules, LSD, and a knife from a Sydney music festival overnight.
Police say six people carrying a total 1,878 MDMA capsules were charged at Transmission Music Festival at Sydney Olympic Park on Friday night.
A drug detection dog sniffed out a 19-year-old man allegedly carrying 1,005 MDMA capsules, which were packaged inside condoms and hidden in his pants and underwear.
Officers allege they also found LSD tabs and a credit card knife in the Strathfield teenager's wallet.
Another 19-year-old man who was searched by police allegedly carried 287 MDMA capsules in a vacuum-sealed bag in his underwear.
Police also searched a 31-year-old man who allegedly had 195 MDMA capsules and $790 in his bum bag.
It's alleged an 18-year-old Greenacre woman was found to have internally concealed 180 MDMA capsules.
Officers say another 18-year-old man was found with 201 MDMA capsules in his underwear, while a 33-year-old man was charged over carrying 10 MDMA capsules and a laser pointer.
Officers said despite the actions of some attendees, the 12,000-strong crowd was generally well-behaved.
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