Australian in Bali allegedly sold cocaine

An Australian man has been arrested for allegedly possessing cocaine on the resort island of Bali.. Source AP  Nyoman HendraMore

According to ABC News, the accused is Brendon Luke Johnsson, who had previously lived on Queensland's Sunshine Coast before moving to Indonesia.

Several foreign and Indonesian nationals have been executed by firing squad in recent years for drug smugglers, including Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in 2015, two Bali Nine members arrested in 2005 for an attempt to smuggle heroin from Indonesia to Australia.

Johnsson said in the press conference: 'I have a sore leg, stress at work, just yeah.

The cocaine is believed to be valued at 39 Million Rupiah, or $A3636.

Denpasar police chief Hadi Purnomo said the arrest had been made after a tip off from the community that a woman name Bena often used cocaine in Kerobokan Badung.

It's alleged 13 clear ziplock bags containing cocaine were found in a box, secreted in the floor of the house.

'Based on information from Bena police raided a boarding house of Remi in Jalan Mataram, Kuta.

Police investigated and during a raid of her premises found packages of cocaine inside her trousers pocket, two packages inside a sanitary pad and one package inside a pillow.

Brisbane man Brendon Luke Johnsson, 43, is alleged to have been found with 11gms of cocaine when he was searched by police at a boarding house in Kuta.

He is facing a prison sentence of between five and 20 years if he is convicted of dealing the drug.

Johnsson could now face 20 years in prison for allegedly using and trafficking cocaine on the resort island.

"Brandon is an Australian citizen who had been living in Bali for four years and worked as a designer and architect", Police Chief Purnomo said.

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