Man charged after drugs and guns found in Burleigh industrial shed

A MAN has been charged with a string of offences following the alleged discovery of drugs and guns at an industrial shed at Burleigh Heads.

Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrols came across the haul during a raid on the Township Drive shed around 1am on Sunday.

During the search, officers allegedly located methylamphetamine, MDMA, utensils, a 9mm handgun and a Co2 propelled pellet handgun along with ammunition.


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A 48-year-old man from Miami has since been charged with two counts each of possession of a dangerous drug and unlawful possession of a weapon and one count each of possession of property suspected of being used in the commission of a drug offence, authority required to possess explosives (ammunition) and possession of a utensil.

PHOTO: Qld Police

He’s due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on August 30.

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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