Update 2: Drugs and weapons charges, Scarborough

Two men have been charged following the discovery of a suspicious device at Scarborough yesterday.

It will be alleged around 10.20am police executed a search warrant at a Fortune Street address where a quantity of drugs (methyl amphetamine) and paraphernalia associated with the production of drugs were allegedly located in a shed at the rear of the property.

A quatity of ammunition and a suspicious device were also uncovered.

An emergent situation was declared under the Public Safety Preservation Act at 3.30pm and the device was destroyed by specialist police.
The PSPA declaration was revoked just after 5pm.

A 32-year-old Scarborough man has been charged with a total of 19 offences including six counts of supplying dangerous drugs, two counts each of possessing dangerous drugs, possession of anything used in the commission of crime, possession of relevant substances, unlawful possession of weapons and one count each of authority required to possess explosives, possess utensils, producing dangerous drugs, possess instructions for producing drugs and receiving tainted property.

He is due to appear in Redcliffe Magistrates Court today.

A 31-year-old Scarborough man has been charged with possessing dangerous drugs and is due to appear in Redcliffe Magistrates Court on July 10.

Investigations are continuing.

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