Man faces court after cocaine found in his wallet.
Man faces court after cocaine found in his wallet.

Cocaine found in man's wallet

A MAN who had cocaine and a large number of $50 notes in his wallet has been put on a good behaviour bond.

Zac James Berghahn, 18, of Cannonvale, pleaded guilty in Bowen Magistrates Court to possessing dangerous drugs.

Prosecutor Sergeant Emma Myors told the court police patrolling in Bowen saw Berghahn turn into a Hay St driveway at 12.25am on April 20.

When they spoke to him he said he did not know whose house it was and that he had stopped at an incorrect property, Sgt Myors said.

Police found 1.17g of cocaine - including the weight of the clip seal bag it was in - in Berghahn's wallet, as well as $450 in $50 notes.

Sgt Myors said Berghahn told police at the time he had bought the cocaine for $400 in Mackay and that he won the money at the pokies.

Duty solicitor Cleo Rewald said her client had turned 18 years old a week before he was stopped by police and was "a good kid generally".

"He's just made a bad choice," Mrs Rewald said.

Magistrate Ron Muirhead concluded the drugs were for Berghahn's personal use.

He placed Berghahn on a $600 four-month good behaviour bond.

Part of the bond included that Berghahn complete drug diversion course.

No conviction was recorded by the court.



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