Police to crackdown on meth-addicted parents

MORE and more vulnerable children are being exposed to crystal meth – or ICE – in Logan, police say.

The Logan District Child Protection and Investigation Unit will soon launch ‘Operation Velodrome’ to target the supply of methamphetamine across the district.

It comes after the Queensland Police Service received intel indicating a growing number of underage children were being exposed to the dangerous drug.


Police said they will “identify and help children” who were being neglected by their meth-addicted parents.

“As part of the operation, officers will take appropriate action based on reliable information provided by the general public,” a Queensland Police spokesperson said.

“The aim of the operation is to reduce the availability of methamphetamine in the area, hopefully breaking the cycle of addiction.”

Anyone with information regarding the supply of meth in Logan, or who may suspect a child of using the drug or being neglected by their parents is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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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