Gold Coast man caught with 50kgs of cannabis at Airport

A Gold Coast man is due to face court today after he was allegedly busted with 50kgs of cannabis stashed in his luggage at Adelaide Airport.

The 32-year-old, from Oremeau Hills, was stopped by detectives from the South Australia Police Drug and Organised Crime Taskforce before he was about to board a commercial flight to Brisbane around 1.45pm yesterday.

Upon a search of his bags, officers allegedly discovered approximately 50 kilograms of cannabis.


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With the assistance of Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force, the man was taken into custody and charged with trafficking a large commercial quantity of cannabis.

He was refused police bail to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court on 21 December.

PHOTO: SA Police

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