Routine traffic stop nets 30kgs of cannabis, Willowbank

An unrestrained child in a vehicle lead to the alleged discovery of 30 kilograms of cannabis when police intercepted the vehicle at Willowbank yesterday morning (February 17).

Around 9.30am officers from the Ipswich Road Policing Unit were patrolling when they noticed a young boy asleep in the rear of a vehicle.

Officers intercepted the car at the intersection of Champions Way and the Cunningham Highway, Willowbank with police alleging a search of the vehicle located $1000 in cash and five vacuumed sealed bags of cannabis totalling 30kgs.

The male driver, a 30-year-old man from Inala, was arrested and charged with possession of dangerous drugs and possess property suspected of being the proceeds of a drug offence.

The man is due to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on March 3.

He was also issued with a $400 traffic infringement notice for having an unrestrained child in the vehicle.

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