Drug operation charges in Cunnamulla

Police have charged 34 people as part of an operation targeting property crime, the supply of dangerous drugs and firearm offences in Cunnamulla and South West Queensland.

Operation Romeo Longbow commenced in January of this year, involving officers from South West District, Road Policing Command officers and investigators from State Crime Command’s Major Organised Crime (Rural), and targeted the links between the supply of ice, cannabis and stolen property.

As a result of the operation 34 people have been charged with a total of 64 offences including; break and enter, burglary, possessing tainted property, receiving stolen property, possession of dangerous drugs and utensils and drug driving offences.

Officers executed 21 search warrants in Cunnamulla, Charleville and surrounding areas, as well as conducting drug testing in Cunnamulla as part of the operation.

Acting Senior Sergeant Isa Tolete from Cunnamulla station said the operation showed the commitment of local police to ensuring community safety.

“It is a satisfying result for all of the dedicated police involved, and we will be relentless in targeting criminal activity and the supply of dangerous drugs across rural communities,” Acting Senior Sergeant Tolete said.

“Officers will also continue to work with various local organisations, focusing on deterrence and rehabilitation.”

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.

Quote this reference number: QP1900237696

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