Police got more than they bargained for when they searched a man outside Belmont Police Station.
Officers noticed a Holden Astra parked in a "no stopping zone" outside the station in Herbert Street on Saturday afternoon.
The 50 year old driver was spotted flicking a cigarette from the car, so the officers went to speak with him.
They then searched the car, however the man allegedly removed a bag of drugs hidden in his pants and tried to throw it in a drain.
The drug was believed to be methamphetamine with an estimated street value of almost $3500.
The man was arrested and charged with not comply with P2 licence- no P plates, drive motor vehicle not carry licence, disobey no stopping sign, deposit litter (extinguished cigarette) and supply a prohibited drug.
He was given conditional bail to appear before Belmont Local Court on March 1st.