Drug operation closure at Maryborough

Maryborough detectives have yesterday closed a protracted investigation into the supply of dangerous drugs across the region.

Officers from Maryborough, Wide Bay Tactical Crime Squad (TCS), Brisbane Drug Squad executed five search warrants throughout the day, leading to the arrest of five people.

Police will allege they were involved in trafficking methylamphetamine.

A number of significant assets were seized by police as a result of two properties at Walligan and Crestmead, including more than $150,000 cash, a car, handgun, rifle and quantities of dangerous drugs.

A 61-year-old Walligan man has been charged with two counts of supplying dangerous drugs. He has also been charged with trafficking drugs, possessing property obtained from trafficking, unlawful stalking threatening violence, wilful damage and common assault.

A 32-year-old Walligan man has been charged with four counts of supplying dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs, possessing property suspected to be involved in a drug crime and unlawful possession of a weapon.

A 59-year-old Walligna woman has been charged with four counts of supplying dangerous drugs. She has also been charged with trafficking, possessing property obtain from trafficking or supplying and unlawful possession of a weapon.

A 59-year-old Scarness woman has been charged with trafficking dangerous drugs, receiving tainted property, possessing dangerous drugs and possessing utensils or pipes.

A 34-year-old Urangan woman has been charged with two counts of trafficking dangerous drugs, possessing utensils, pipes or anything used in the commission of a crime.

They have all been refused police bail to appear in Hervey Bay Magistrates court today.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

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

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