Camden Head man Dean Lawrence Russell fined for drug possession

A Camden Head man has been fined $500 for possession of cannabis.

Dean Lawrence Russell, 48 was convicted in his absence at Coffs Harbour Local Court on Monday, June 17.

Police charged Russell with possession of cannabis, after finding the drug when his truck was stopped on Friday, May 24.

Members of the public alerted police at 6.30pm, after the 48-year-old truck driver was allegedly seen driving erratically along the Pacific Highway at Urunga.

Motorists utilised their hazard lights to alert traffic, until police located the truck on Keevers Road, Raleigh.

Russell was fined $500 for possession of the prohibited drug.

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