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Walid Haydari, 29, left locked-down Sydney to seek work in Canberra, only to be caught with cocaine

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By Toby Vue
Updated December 9 2021 - 6:16am, first published 5:23am
Walid Haydari, 29, was fined and disqualified from holding a drivers licence after he breached COVID rules by coming to the ACT from Sydney.

A man who left Sydney's COVID lockdown and drove to Canberra in the hope of finding work ended up being caught with cocaine and breaching a public health direction.

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Toby Vue

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Toby Vue joined The Canberra Times in April 2021 and is a court reporter after covering the round in NSW and Queensland. He has also reported on regional and rural affairs, local government and sport. He was a Sunday Canberra Times reporter. Email: t.vue@canberratimes.com.au.

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