Drug trafficking charges in Maryborough, QLD

Police have charged four people after searches of two Maryborough addresses yesterday resulted in the seizure of cannabis and amphetamine, Queensland Police say.

Search warrants were executed at residences on Hoffman Street and Victory Street as part of the closure of Operation Papa Berry, a protracted drug investigation targeting the supply and trafficking of dangerous drugs on the Fraser Coast.

During the raids police located small quantity of amphetamine, cannabis plants, cannabis leaf, drug utensils and associated paraphernalia.

A 43-year-old Maryborough man was charged with more than 30 offences including 27 counts of supplying dangerous drugs, and one count each of trafficking dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs, possessing anything used in the commission of crime and permitting use of place.

A 41-year-old Granville man was charged with two counts of trafficking dangerous drugs and possessing dangerous drugs and one count of possessing anything used in the commission of crime.

Both men are due to appear in Maryborough Magistrates Court today (August 2).

A 43-year-old Granville woman was charged with two counts of trafficking dangerous drugs and one count of possessing anything used in the commission of crime and is due to appear in Maryborough Magistrates Court on August 21.

A 51-year-old Maryborough man was issued with a Notice To Appear for producing dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs and possession of a utensil.

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