Daniel Hadley, the son of prominent 2GB broadcaster Ray Hadley, has been charged with drug possession after allegedly attempting to buy cocaine at a venue in Sydney’s west.
Per reports in The Daily Telegraph, the 28-year-old, a senior constable in the NSW police force, was off duty at the time of the alleged incident.
A NSW Police media release says the arrest occurred at a licensed premises in Rouse Hill, at a venue understood to be The Australian Hotel And Brewery.
“Officers from the Professional Standards Command have been investigating allegations a senior constable had been involved with prohibited drugs,” they said.
“The senior constable, who is attached to the North West Metropolitan Region, is not on operational duties and his employment status is being reviewed.”
“Soon after the officer’s arrest, a man was arrested in a nearby vehicle,” they continued. “He was charged with the supply and possession of a prohibited drug and goods in custody.”
Hadley has been granted conditional bail and is expected to appear at Parramatta Local Court on September 12. His future with the police force remains uncertain.
The alleged supplier has also been granted conditional bail, and will face Blacktown Local Court on September 10.
Ray Hadley has not made a public comment on the arrest, but per reports in 9 News, is understood to be “devastated” by the news.Source: NSW Police
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