Police arrest crime gang member with drug and stealing offences

Police from Taskforce Maxima Gold Coast have charged a member of a crime gang known as “DLAST Hour” with a series drugs and stealing offences, Queensland Police say.

Yesterday detectives from Taskforce Maxima Gold Coast executed a search warrant on a Labrador address.

During the search police located a number of drugs, bank cards, licences, number plates and ammunition. A further search of a storage shed at Biggera Waters uncovered a stolen motorcycle.

The 24-year-old man was charged with 34 offences including produce dangerous drug, possess dangerous drug (schedule 1 and schedule 2), possess category R and M weapons, possess explosives, possess tainted property, enter premises, receive tainted property and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

He will appear in the Southport Magistrates Court this morning.

A 29-year-old woman also arrested at the house was charged with one count of possess category M weapon and possess drug utensil. She will appear in Southport Magistrates Court on April 6.

Investigations are ongoing.

‘Yesterday’s raid is yet another example of Taskforce Maxima’s commitment in dealing with emerging gangs on the Gold Coast.  Working closely with its partner agencies, both locally and interstate, provides Taskforce Maxima with the best possible intelligence which in turn allows them to response quickly,” Detective Inspector Phillip Stevens said.

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.

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