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Meth worth $220k on Spirit of Tasmania

A man allegedly carrying ice worth more than $220,000 was found aboard the Spirit of Tasmania, police said.

The 46-year-old passenger was discovered when police sniffer dogs conducted random searches at the Spirit of Tasmania dock at Devonport on Saturday morning.

He was arrested and charged with trafficking a controlled substance and is due to appear at Devonport Magistrates Court.

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