Man located with tasers – Coombabah

A man has been charged in relation to the alleged discovery of four tasers and possession of restricted prescription drugs at a house at Coombabah last night.

Around 6.20pm a search warrant was executed at the Waranga Way residence where it is alleged four taser torch devices and a quantity of Viagra and opiate pain medicine Tramadol were located.

A 47-year-old man from Coombabah has been charged with two counts of unlawful possession of a restricted drug and one count each of unlawful possession of weapons and possess utensil/pipes.

He is due to face Southport Magistrates Court on August 27, 2018.

Officer in charge of Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol Senior Sergeant Mat Kelly said information from the public is an essential tool for policing.

“Here we have a situation where a number of dangerous weapons have been removed from the street directly from information supplied to police,” said Senior Sergeant Kelly.

“The public are our eyes and ears and do help police to identify and solve crimes.”

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