118 people charged in major drug operation across Logan

A massive Police operation across Logan has seen 118 people charged with more than 340 offences over four days.

Police have been conducting Operation Romeo-Velodrome over the last two weekends using the resources of Logan District Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB), Logan Tactical Crime Squad, General Duties police, Dog Squad, State Crime Command, Road Policing Unit, Forensic Services Branch, PolAir and Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrols (RAP).

The operation was mainly targeting drug-related crime with Police seizing large quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine, MDMA, morphine, prescription drugs and cannabis.


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Officers also seized six firearms and more than 100 rounds of ammunition.

Suspected stolen property was also recovered including four  motorbikes, two cars, a trailer, four camper trailers, a caravan, ride on lawnmower, air conditioning units, Ipads, tablets, mobile phones and jewellery.

Detective Inspector Chris Knight says they plan to carry out similar operations in the future.

“Our aim is to disturb criminal activity, in particular illegal drug distribution and property offences, in the Logan District.

“As a result of information supplied from the public we have removed a large quantity of drugs from our community.

“This a demonstration of police and the community working together to stop the scourge of drugs on our streets,” said Detective Inspector Knight.

PHOTO | Supplied by QPS

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