Drug operation leads to 360 charges against 50 people, Logan District

An ongoing, proactive investigation into drug manufacturing, use and distribution in the Logan District has led to police charging 50 people with more than 360 drug and property related offences.

Since May, police have executed raids on more than 20 properties across the district, seizing quantities of cocaine, methylamphetamine, cannabis, diazepam, buprenorphine and testosterone.

Police have also seized items such as scales, pipes, grinders and waterpipes. Approximately $10,000 cash has also been seized, along with weapons including knuckle dusters, ammunition, nunchucks and tasers. Suspected stolen bank cards and vehicle keys have also been seized.

The warrants have been executed in suburbs including Yarrabilba, Beaudesert, Gleneagle, Tanah Merah, Jimboomba, Flagstone and Kooralbyn.

Around 7am on August 7, police searched a residence on Duckett Street, Beaudesert, and allegedly located a quantity of methylamphetamine and cannabis. Police also seized a quantity of cash, drug utensils including a pipe, a grinder, vials and digital scales, along with an allegedly stolen bank card and car keys.

A 23-year-old Beaudesert woman was charged with nine counts of supplying dangerous drugs and one count each of possessing dangerous drugs, possessing anything for use in the commission of crime, possession of property suspected of being the proceeds of an offence, possess utensils, unlawful possession of suspected stolen property, obstructing police and assaulting police.

She is due to appear in the Beaudesert Magistrates Court on October 20.

Around 6.30am on July 6, police executed a warrant at a residence on Anna Street, Beaudesert. A 37-year-old Beaudesert woman was charged with two counts of supplying dangerous drugs and one count each of possessing dangerous drugs, possess utensils, possessing anything used in the commission of crime and possession of property suspected of being the proceeds of an offence.

She is due to appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court on October 13.

In June, police charged eight people with more than 100 offences following raids in Beaudesert, Tilley, Flagstone and Gleneagle.

Logan CIB Detective Inspector Tod Reid said the ongoing operation aims to significantly disrupt the manufacturing, use and supply of drugs in the area.

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 or call 131 444.

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

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