Drug seizure, Ilbilbie

Two men and a youth will appear in court charged with drug offences following investigations into an alleged drug crop in Ilbilbie.

On February 17, police from the Sarina Criminal Investigation Branch attended a Schirmers Rd address and executed a search warrant, locating a cannabis crop comprising approximately 800 plants.

Police also located and seized two firearms, an ATV buggy, a Quad bike, generators, water tanks, pumps and other items used for tending the crop.

The trio, aged 65, 40 and 16-years-old, are due to face court on April 12.

The 65-year-old was charged with producing a dangerous drug, possession of a dangerous drug, four counts of possession of things used in the commission of a drug offence and two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm. He will appear in Sarina Magistrates Court.

The 40-year-old was charged with possession of a dangerous drug and authority required to possess explosives. He is due to appear at the Sarina Magistrates Court.

The 16-year-old was charged with possession of a dangerous drug and possession of drug utensils. He will appear in the Sarina Children’s Court.

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