Father fined after sending son to school with pills in pack

SENDING his son to school with the wrong backpack has cost one Gladstone man a hefty fine.

At 10am on April 23, a six-year-old child was found with a backpack full of cold and flu tablets at school.

A subsequent search at his father's house found a large supply of pseudoephedrine.

The 34-year-old male told police he was holing the pills for someone else.

On Tuesday he pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates court to one count of possessing dangerous drugs and one of unlawfully possessing a relevant substance or thing.

Magistrate Damien Dwyer said the man was old enough to know better.

The man was fined $2000 with a conviction recorded.



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