Man allegedly used bedroom as a meth lab

A MAN will appear in court on drugs, weapons and explosives charges next month following a police raid on the Darling Downs.

Officers raided the 24-year-old man’s house on Myrtle Street in Warwick on Monday and allegedly found one of the bedrooms had been converted into a clandestine drug laboratory.

Police allege the lab was used to produce several bathes of methamphetamine over a period of time.


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A quantity of glassware and chemicals associated with the production of methylamphetamine was also seized for further forensic examination, as well as a quantity of illegal pistols and ammunition.

The 24-year-old man was arrested and has since been charged with 14 drug and weapons related offences including possessing and producing dangerous drugs and unlawful possession of weapons.

He is due to front Warwick Magistrates Court on September 24.

In a separate incident also in Warwick on Monday, a 27-year-old man was arrested after he was allegedly found in possession of 24.5 grams of methamphetamine.

He has since been charged with supplying dangerous drugs and possessing drugs utensils and things.

The 27-year-old will appear in Warwick Magistrates Court on October 31.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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