Ararat man arrested in Horsham after allegedly being found with traffickable amounts of drugs, car passenger cautioned

An Ararat man has been arrested in Horsham after allegedly being found with traffickable amounts of drugs. 

On Saturday evening, Horsham Police intercepted a vehicle travelling on McPherson Street, Horsham.

Police conducted a search of the vehicle, locating a quantity of white crystalline substance believed to be methamphetamine and a quantity of green vegetable matter believed to be cannabis.

The white substance is believed to have a potential resale value exceeding $2000.

A 26 year old Ararat man was arrested and is currently remanded in custody to appear at the Horsham Magistrates Court this week charged with trafficking methamphetamine, trafficking cannabis, possessing proceeds of crime and other drug related offences.

The driver of the vehicle, a 28-year-old Horsham woman, received a drug diversion caution as a result of the intercept.