Man on bail back in custody

A Dunedin man on bail landed back in police custody after allegedly going on a late-night drive with machetes, ammunition and drugs.

Senior Sergeant Anthony Bond, of Dunedin, said police stopped a vehicle in Cumberland St at 11.30pm on Monday.

The passenger was a 33-year-old man who was breaching his bail conditions.

Officers found a flick-knife on the man and 15g of cannabis inside his bag.

Police also located two machetes behind the driver’s seat and two lots of 30-30 ammunition.

The man admitted the weapons and ammunition were his, and he did not hold a firearms licence, Snr Sgt Bond said.

He was charged with unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of offensive weapon and possession of cannabis.