Police target drugs and crime Logan

Police have charged 118 people on 342 offences following a four-day enforcement operation throughout the Logan Police District.

Operation Romeo-Velodrome ran over two weekends (May 10 to 11 and May 15 to 16) and involved officers from Logan District Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), Logan Tactical Crime Squad, General Duties police, Dog Squad, State Crime Command, Road Policing Unit, Forensic Services Branch, PolAir and Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrols (RAP).

The aim of the operation was to target drug related crime specifically linked to methamphetamines.

During the operation police seized large quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine, MDMA, morphine, prescription drugs, cannabis, six firearms including shotguns and a handgun, in excess of 100 rounds of 9mm ammunition and $10,000 in cash.

Police also recovered a large quantity of suspected stolen property including four motorbikes, two cars, a trailer, four camper trailers, a caravan, ride on lawnmower, air conditioning units, Ipads, tablets, mobile phones and jewellery.

Detective Inspector Chris Knight from Logan District CIB said that these intelligence driven and highly focused operations will continue.

“Our aim is to disturb criminal activity, in particular illegal drug distribution and property offences, in the Logan District.

“As a result of information supplied from the public we have removed a large quantity of drugs from our community.

“This a demonstration of police and the community working together to stop the scourge of drugs on our streets,” said Detective Inspector Knight.

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, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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