A man was found "drunk and drowsy" and in possession of drugs and a rifle at the side of a Dunedin road at the weekend, police say.
Police were alerted by concerned Halfway Bush residents who saw a man laying in his car at the side of the road on Saturday.
Senior Sergeant Craig Dinnissen said police arrived at the scene at 2pm to find a young man who appeared drunk and drowsy.
The man was spoken to and pulled out of the Ford Ranger by police.
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During a search of the car, police found 1.4 grams of methamphetamine, 20 grams of cannabis, a .222 Remington rifle and 12 rounds of ammunition, he said.
The man will appear in Dunedin District Court and faces four drug-related charges and two charges for unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition.