Drug raids at Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast police have seized drugs and weapons during a series of raids carried out over the past two days which resulted in 13 people being charged.

Search warrants were executed at a total of 17 local addresses with officers locating methamphetamine and cannabis as well as two taser-type devices and a firearm.

A 19-year-old man has been charged with possessing dangerous drugs after nearly one kilo of cannabis was located at a Maroochydore address. He is due in Maroochydore Magistrates Court on March 26.

Police drug detection dogs assisted in the location of a quantity of methylamphetamine at an address in Caloundra. Investigations are continuing in relation to this matter. A 29-year-old woman at the location was charged with a number of offences including possession of utensils and stealing.

A search at a Buderim address resulted in the seizure of a taser-type device. A 36-year-old woman was charged with five offences including possessing dangerous drugs and unlawful possession of a weapon. She is due in Maroochydore Magistrates Court on April 3.

A second taser-type device and a firearm were located by officers at an address in Tanawha yesterday. A 29-year-old man has been charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of dangerous drugs and is due in Maroochydore Magistrates Court on April 2.

Investigations are continuing with further charges expected.

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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