The Sunshine Coast Tactical Crime Squad assisted by Pomona and Cooroy police have carried out a number of search warrants this week resulting in 16 people being charged with a number of offences.
Glassware and utensils used to produce drugs, plants, and drugs were seized during five separate searches conducted in the Pomona area on Tuesday. Six people were arrested and facing a total of 19 charges.
Another five search warrants were executed in the Cooroy area today, resulting in ten people being arrested and facing a total of 25 charges.
The charges include supply of dangerous drug, possession of dangerous drug and drug utensils, possession of property used in commission of a crime and possession of property obtained from the commission of a crime. Those charged will be appearing in Noosa Magistrates Court over the coming weeks.
Sunshine Coast District Inspector Mike Miley said the investigations and subsequent arrests were the result of good police work with an ongoing focus to enforce drug laws throughout the Sunshine Coast community.
“These arrests send a clear message to people who wish to be involved in drug related activities: Police will act when information comes to them about such activity and enforcement will see those involved having face court and serious consequences,” Inspector Miley said.
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.