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Pair Accused Of Nicking Rental Car

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Police have intercepted a stolen rental car in Cairns.  

The vehicle was taken from a Cairns car rental company on Septemnber 20.  

On Wednesday, the same car was spotted on Kambara Street Whiterock.

It is alleged a 20-year-old Manunda man was driving while a 28-year-old Mooroobool man was a passenger.

A search of the vehicle allegedly located a quantity of methylamphetamine, scales, syringe and other drug paraphernalia.

The 20-year-old man was charged with one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, unlicenced driving and possess dangerous drugs exceeding schedule 3.

The 28-year-old man was charged with one count each of unlawful use of a motor vehicle, possess dangerous drugs exceeding schedule 3 and possess property suspected as used in connection with the commission of a drug offence.

Both men are scheduled to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on Thursday.