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Ben Cousins in court on drug charges

Fallen football star Ben Cousins has fronted a Perth court on a charge of possessing methylamphetamine with intent to sell or supply.

Mr Cousins appeared in Perth Magistates Court this morning and was watched during proceedings by his father, Bryan, who arrived separately.

During the brief hearing, Mr Cousins' laywer Michael Tudori noted that his client had allegedly been caught with an amount of the drug that was just over the limit allowing it to stay in the Magistrate's Court. It would have to instead be dealt with in the higher District Court.

Mr Tudori said that it was his submission that even if Mr Cousins was convicted he would not be jailed.

The lawyer asked for Mr Cousins' bail conditions, which required him to attend a local police station and reside at a certain address, to be altered.

He said there was no need for the conditions to remain because they had been put in pla


Added: Apr-2-2012 Occurred On: Apr-2-2012
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