Six people have been charged following raids conducted by Task Force Maxima targeting the illegal trafficking of dangerous drugs by OMCG members and their associates.
Yesterday, detectives executed search warrants on addresses in Warner, Deception Bay and Zillmere as a result of investigations into the alleged trafficking of dangerous drugs.
During a search of the Warner residence police allegedly located 60g of ice, hash, prescription medication (including morphine) and two gas cylinders with false bottoms (allegedly being used to store and transport drugs). A search of a bedroom within the house located methylamphetamine, tablets and drug smoking equipment.
Three people were charged including a 27-year-old man and Bandidos OMCG associate charged with one count each of trafficking dangerous drugs, possess dangerous drugs (ice), possession dangerous drugs (cannabis), possess dangerous drugs (morphine), possess dangerous drugs (alprazolam), possess dangerous drugs (alprazolam), possess restricted drug (sildenafil), possess things used in the commission of a crime and possess explosives.
A 26-year-old man was charged with possess dangerous drug, possess restricted drug and possess utensil. A 29-year-old woman was charged with possess dangerous drug, possess restricted drug and possess utensil.
During the search of the Deception Bay residence, police allegedly located cannabis, oxycodone and in excess of $61,000 of cash. A 28-year-old man was charged with one count each of possess dangerous drug, possess utensil, possess things, possess explosives and possess thing suspected to be the proceeds of crime.
During the search of the Zillmere address, police allegedly located steroids. A 32-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were each charged with possession of a dangerous drug, possession of utensil and possession of a restricted item.
All were charged at the Pine Rivers Magistrates Court and will appear at a later date.
‘The seizure of $61,000 cash and “ice” from a Bandidos associate along with the other arrests is a win for the community. We will continue to exploit every opportunity to take proactive action against OMCGs and their criminal networks. We encourage the community to stay committed to the fight and to pass on any information to Crime Stoppers.’ Detective Inspector Phillip Stevens from Taskforce Maxima said.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.