Drugs and weapons seized at Mackay

Police have arrested two people after allegedly uncovering dangerous drugs, weapons and cash during a vehicle interception in Mackay yesterday.

Around 1.30pm police were conducting patrols when they intercepted a vehicle on Amiet Street in South Mackay.

Upon speaking with the driver, the officers conducted a search of the vehicle where they allegedly located a quantity of ice, cannabis, drug paraphernalia, a rifle, taser and more than $13,000 in cash in various containers.

A 46-year-old South Mackay man has been charged with one count each of supplying dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs, possessing restricted drugs, possessing anything used in the commission of a crime, possessing property obtained through supplying drugs, possessing a Category B weapon and possessing a Category R weapon.

He is due to appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court this morning.

A 37-year-old woman was issued with a Notice to Appear in court for two counts of possessing dangerous drugs and one count of possessing drug utensils.

She is expected to appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court on February 16.

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