Big drug bust on the Gold Coast and surrounds

A major drug operation was successfully shut down, following raids on the Gold Coast and in Logan and Brisbane on Tuesday.

Officers from the Gold Coast Major and Organised Crime Squad searched properties at Mount Tamborine, Crestmead, Cornubia, Chambers Flat and Woolloongabba, as part of the closure of operation Lima Sapphire.

The operation targeted the alleged trafficking and supply of amphetamines in the Logan City area.


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The searches this morning resulted the seizure of drugs, drug utensils, cash and a taser.

A 57-year-old Crestmead man has been charged with trafficking dangerous drugs, supply dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs, and possession of drug utensils.

A 44-year-old Woolloongabba man has been charged with possession of drug utensils.

A 50-year-old Cornubia man has been issued a Notice to Appear for possession of a taser, and a 28-year-old man also from Cornubia has been arrested for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug making instructions.

A 39-year-old woman from Mount Tambourine was issued with a Notice to Appear for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug utensils.

The offenders are expected to appear before the Beenleigh and Brisbane Courts on Wednesday and in the next month to face the charges.

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.

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