Taskforce Maxima, drug and weapons arrests

As a result of ongoing investigations into the supply and possession of dangerous drugs, detectives from Taskforce Maxima, State Crime Command executed a search warrant on a Ringtail Close, Doolandella address yesterday, Queensland Police say.

The search of the address resulted in the location of over 100grams of cocaine, over 600 grams of methylampethamine (ice), MDMA pills, two handguns, a shotgun, ammunition and other drug paraphernalia.

As a result, a 23-year-old Doolandella man was arrested for two counts of possess dangerous drug (cocaine and methyamphetamine) exceed schedule, one count of possess dangerous drug (MDMA), two counts of the unlawful possession of weapons, one count of possess explosives (ammunition) and two counts of possess property suspected to be used in a drug offence.

The 23-year-old Doolandella man will appear in the Richlands Magistrates Court today.

As a result of investigations a 28-year-old Camira man was also arrested for one count of breaching his bail.

The 28-year-old Camira man will appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on February 14, 2017.

“Once again, we are finding organised crime gangs and their associates committing serious crime relating to the supply of dangerous drugs. The combination of drugs and illegal weapons clearly puts the community at risk, and we will be unrelenting in our efforts to ensure community safety,” Acting Detective Inspector Russell Jones said.

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