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Four charged as police seize drugs, property in raids

DRUGS and property have been seized in a number of raids conducted in combined police operations in the Gympie region yesterday and early this morning.

State Crime Operations Command's State Drug Investigation Unit with the assistance of officers from the North Coast Region have this morning closed an operation focused on the supply and cultivation of cannabis and trafficking of methylamphetamines in the North Coast region.

Yesterday, police executed six warrants on residential properties in North Deep Creek, Veteran, Southside and Gympie. Further warrants were executed this morning.

Yesterday four people were charged and five people issued a notice to appear.

This includes:

A 54-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman, both of North Deep Creek have both been charged with one count of trafficking dangerous drugs, one count of supply dangerous drugs, two counts of possess dangerous drugs and one count of possess firearm.

A 30-year-old Veteran man has been charged with one count each of produce dangerous drug, possess dangerous drug, possess things and possess utensil.

A 28-year-old Veteran man has been charged with one count of produce dangerous drugs, one count of possess dangerous drugs, two counts of possess things and one count of possess utensil.

A 31-year-old Veteran woman, a 32-year-old Southside woman, a 51-year-old North Deep Creek man, a North Deep Creek man and a 59-year-old Gympie woman have all been issued with a notice to appear for various drug offences.

Police allegedly located quantities of cannabis, amphetamines, cash and three firearms during the raids.

Investigations are ongoing.

Gympie Times

Topics:  drugs, police, raids




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