Taskforce Maxima drug and weapon charges, Paradise Point

Detectives from South East Region’s Taskforce Maxima, State Crime Command, have charged a man linked to an outlaw motorcycle club (OMCG) with drug and weapon offences following the execution of a search warrant at Sunbird Avenue at Paradise Point this morning.

During a search of the residence police located two hand guns, a silencer, two knuckle dusters, $12,400 in cash and quantities of cocaine, MDMA and cannabis.

A 44-year-old man, an alleged associate of the Mongols OMCG, has been charged with 14 offences, including four counts of possession of dangerous drugs and one count each of: possession of things used in a crime, possession of proceeds of crime and unlawful possession of category H weapon (handguns), category R weapon (silencer), explosives, category M weapon (knuckle dusters and push knife), and restricted item (baton).

He has been remanded to appear at Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow.

“These are serious offences which pose a significant threat to the community and we will take every opportunity to disrupt this sort of activity which brings nothing but harm to our society,”

Detective Senior Sergeant Troy Lehmann of Taskforce Maxima said.

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