Boa Constrictor, Leopard Gecko found during raid on Paradise Point home [video]

A Gold Coast man has been charged after two exotic reptiles were found during a raid on a Paradise Point home on Monday.

Officers from the Rapid Action Patrol group executed a search warrant at the property on Oxley Drive around 4.20pm, discovering a Boa Constrictor, Leopard Gecko and number of drug-utensils.

A 42-year-old Paradise Point man was charged with two counts of possessing a declared pest.


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He is due to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court on January 23, 2019.

During the search warrant, three other people were also arrested.

A 36-year-old Paradise Point man was charged with one count each of possessing property suspected of being used in connection with a drug offence and possessing drug utensils.

A 46-year-old Paradise Point man was charged with one count each of obstructing police, possessing property suspected of being used in connection with a drug offence and possessing drug utensils.

A 31-year-old woman was charged with two counts of possessing drug utensils and one count of possessing property suspected of being used in connection with a drug offence.

All are scheduled to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court on Thursday, August 16.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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