Police investigations into the discovery of a substantial amount of suspected stolen property at Coopers Plains have now charged the 35-year-old man and 22-year-old woman with additional offences, including producing, supplying and trafficking of dangerous drugs, and possession of weapons.
It will be alleged that during the process of itemising the property police located drugs believed to be amphetamines, money and a handgun.
The pair is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow where they both face 11 charges in relation to trafficking in dangerous drugs, supplying dangerous drugs, producing dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs, receiving or possessing property obtained from trafficking or supplying dangerous drugs, publishing or possessing instructions for producing dangerous drugs, possessing anything used in the commission of a crime, possess utensils or pipes, two counts of unlawful possession of weapons, and one count of authority required to possess explosives.
Police continue to collate and analyse the property recovered at Coopers Plains with investigations continuing to identify and notify the owners of the property.
It is anticipated that any unidentified items at the end of this process will be made available for viewing by the public, with relevant notifications provided at the time.
Police investigations are continuing.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.
For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.