Drug charges at Blackwater

Police have charged a 30-year-old man after allegedly uncovering a large quantity of dangerous drugs during the search of a property at Blackwater today.

Detectives from the Blackwater CIB, with the assistance of detectives from Woorabinda and Emerald executed a search warrant at a Quandong address after receiving information of drugs being transported into the area.

It will be alleged a quantity of cocaine, MDMA, steroids, prescription medication, drug paraphernalia and a sum of cash was located at the residence.

A 30-year-old Blackwater man was charged with 25 offences including 15 counts of possessing dangerous drugs, six counts of unlawful possession of prescription medication and one count each of supplying a dangerous drug, possessing relevant substances and possessing tainted property.

He is due to appear in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court on June 27.

Detectives will continue to target anyone in possession of dangerous drugs or anyone who seeks to bring them into the Blackwater community.

Police will continue to work in partnership with the community to disrupt the flow of dangerous drugs and are appealing for residents to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 to report illegal drug activity.




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