Detectives from the Gold Coast Criminal Investigation Branch have charged four people on 15 offences after a search warrant at a Mermaid Waters unit allegedly uncovered dangerous drugs, a firearm and stolen property.
It will be alleged the warrant, which took place at an Alexandra Avenue address, located 160 grams of Methylamphetamine, a shortened .22 calibre rifle, Cannabis, GHB, MDMA and a quantity of stolen property.
A 35-year-old man was charged with trafficking dangerous drugs (methylamphetamine), possess dangerous drugs (cannabis), possess dangerous drugs (gamma-Hydroxybutyric acid), possess dangerous drugs (methylamphetamine), possess utensils, unlawful possession of a weapon (shortened rifle) and authority required to possess explosives (ammunition).
He was refused bail and will appear in Southport Magistrates Court today (June 27).
A 33-year-old woman was charged with fraud, possess utensils and receiving tainted property.
She was refused bail and will also appear in the Southport Magistrates Court today (June 27).
A 34-year-old woman was charged with possess dangerous drug (methylamphetamine), possess dangerous drug (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine) and possess utensils.
She is expected to face the Southport Magistrates Court on August 19.
A 30-year-old woman was charged with possess utensils. She is due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court on August 27.
Acting Detective Senior Sergeant Ian Armbruster said the arrests were the result of the commitment to the community to disrupt illicit drugs within the community.
“These search warrants, supported by local intelligence and valuable information from across the community will continue to be conducted across the Gold Coast District,” Acting Detective Senior Sergeant Ian Armbruster said.
“By disrupting criminal behaviour in this way, we aim to deter future offenders.”