45 arrested, four charged at Future Music festival

A police sniffer dog operation saw ecstasy, amphetamines, cocaine, cannabis and GHB among the drugs seized at the event. Of the 45 people arrested, 36 were referred to a drug diversion program. Four people were interviewed in relation to possession of a drug of dependence and charged. They have been bailed to appear at court at a later date. A Victoria Police spokesman said 90 ecstasy tablets, a quantity of amphetamines, cocaine, cannabis, GHB and a small amount of prescription drugs and steroids were seized. A drug testing operation outside the event also nabbed several motorists. Members from the Traffic Drug and Alcohol Section drug tested 45 drivers with six returning a positive sample for methylamphetamine and cannabis. The drivers, all male and aged between 20 and 35 will have to await further results to determine the status of their driver licenses. Seven other drivers were fined for a number of offences. An unlicensed 24-year-old Footscray woman was caught driving an unregistered vehicle with false number plates.

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