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Clarence Valley police have been busy.
Clarence Valley police have been busy. John Gass

Drugs charges for drink driver

POLICE found 0.5g of amphetamines, 18 cannabis seeds and a bong in the car belonging to a man who tested positive to a random breath test on the Pacific Hwy at South Grafton on Sunday.

The 28-year-old Queenslander was charged with mid-range drink driving and relevant drug offences and will appear in Grafton Local Court.

Car sale a steal

THE theft of a green Ford Laser from Ryan St, South Grafton overnight on Saturday has prompted a warning from police for those trying to sell their cars in prominent locations.

"Don't leave them out overnight or they may very well be pinched," said Grafton duty officer Inspector Murray Gillett.

Insp Gillett said the TR3 Turbo Laser with yellow stripes was sighted by its owner at 3pm on Saturday but it was gone early on Sunday morning.

He asked anyone with information to contact Grafton police or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Firearms audit almost done

CLARENCE Valley police have almost completed a comprehensive firearms audit and statistics from the audit will be available shortly.

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