Man caught with drugs after lighting car on fire

A 55-YEAR-old Teelah man is due to face court after he was allegedly caught with drugs after setting a car on fire.

At approximately 3.30am on Wednesday, August 19, Blackbutt police were called to a vehicle fire on Stretton Drive, Teelah.

Investigations revealed the fire was deliberately lit which resulted in a search warrant.

Police searched a Stretton Drive address later that day and arrested the man before they transported him to the Murgon watch house and charged him with arson, possessing dangerous drugs and a drug utensil.

The man will appear at Kingaroy Magistrates Court on 31 August.

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