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Man, 59, arrested twice in two days and charged with possess drug of dependence and breach of bail 

Man storms into police station and asks for his confiscated drugs back – after crashing his car into a fire hydrant outside

  • Melbourne man emerged from car crashed into hydrant on Saturday, police say 
  • The man, 59, then walked into police station and allegedly asked for drugs back
  • He was arrested after police searched him and allegedly found heroine on him 

A man who emerged from a crashed car outside a police station to allegedly ask for his seized drugs back has been arrested for the second time in as many days.

Police say a car drove on to a footpath, through a garden bed and into the hydrant outside Richmond Police Station in Melbourne about 3.30pm on Saturday. 

The male passenger got out of the vehicle while police say the female driver reversed into a car park next door.

A man who allegedly emerged from a crashed car outside Richmond Police Station (stock image of station pictured) to come in and ask for his seized drugs back has been arrested for the second time in as many days

Police allege the Croydon South man, 59, told officers he was there to retrieve drugs seized from him when he was arrested the day before.

He was arrested after police searched him and his car and allegedly found a substance believed to be heroin. 

The man was charged with possess drug of dependence and breach of bail.

A police spokesman told Daily Mail Australia the man had not been aggressive towards officers and simply ‘wandered in’ to the station. 

The female driver, 57 and also from Croydon South, was taken to hospital and will be interviewed at a later date over drug driving related offences and dangerous conduct.

Victoria Police said the fire hydrant is now leaning to the side slightly.

The man was arrested after police searched him and his car and allegedly found a substance believed to be heroin (stock image)

The man was arrested after police searched him and his car and allegedly found a substance believed to be heroin (stock image)

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