Police have charged a man allegedly found with drugs and an axe, while not complying with coronavirus restrictions, during proactive patrols at Lake Macquarie.
Officers from Police Transport Command spoke to a 30-year-old in the driver's seat of a parked car on Prosperity Drive, Morisset, just before 7.30am on Thursday.
Police allege the man did not give a reasonable excuse for being there.
Officers searched the man and vehicle and allegedly found methamphetamine and a throwing axe.
The man was arrested and taken to Toronto Police Station, where he was charged with possess prohibited drug, fail to comply with requirement of public health order, have custody of an offensive implement, and breaching his bail conditions.
The man has been was granted conditional bail and is due to appear in Toronto Local Court on May 8.
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