Drug and property offences, Sunshine Coast

Police have charged 14 people with drug, weapon and property offences following raids yesterday at various locations across Coolum, Noosa and Cooroy.

Detectives from Noosa Heads Criminal Investigation Branch executed 16 search warrants as part of joint Operation Taipan II which followed up on vital information provided by members of the public relating to local criminal activity.

During the searches police uncovered cannabis, methylamphetamine, prescriptions drugs, a taser and a boxed lab at a Tewantin address.

Stolen property including an EPIRB was located as well as a boat taken from the Noosa River two years ago.

A total of 14 people have been charged with 29 drugs, weapons and property offences as a result of the operation and follow up investigations are continuing.

Sunshine Coast police have praised the local community for their assistance and continue to urge anyone with further information to come forward.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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