Cop shop dope

Michael TraillAlbany Advertiser
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A 34-year-old man has been fined for drug possession after bringing cannabis to the Mt Barker police station.

On July 29, Shannon Shawn Colbung entered the Mt Barker police station for a routine interview.

While sitting in a station interview room, officers smelt cannabis coming from Colbung.

After searching him, they found just under one gram of the drug concealed in foil in his pants.

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Colbung admitted the foil contained the drug, but denied ownership.

“These aren’t my pants,” he said to officers at the time.

He admitted drug possession.

After being fined $300 and ordered to pay $225 in court costs, Colburg could be heard from the Albany Magistrate’s Court gallery saying “it was only four cones”.

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