Friday, May 8, 2009

Crocodile head found in freezer, man charged

POLICE have seized a crocodile head from a freezer and charged a man with taking a protected animal and unlawfully keeping a protected animal.

Detectives found the head of a saltwater croc at a Cowley home, south of Innisfail, while executing a search warrant. 

The frozen head is about 50cm long. 

A Cowley man, 35, has also been charged with producing a dangerous drug, possessing a dangerous drug and possessing an unlicensed firearm and ammunition, reports theCairns Post.

Police found 40g of cannabis leaf and seed and 24 seedlings at the property, along with a .22 rifle and ammunition.

The man is due to face Innisfail Magistrate’s Court on June 9.


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