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Three women charged following drug raids on Qld adult shops

Three women have been charged following an investigation into the sale of synthetic drugs through tobacco shops, adult shops and alternative herbal outlets in Mackay and Bowen.

In early March, following confirmation an adult shop in Mackay was selling classified synthetic drugs, police executed a search warrant at the shop as well as a residential address in North Mackay.

Police located packets of synthetic cannabinoids featuring the logo “lucky eight”, documentation, computers and mobile phones.


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A 50-year-old woman was charged with trafficking and supplying dangerous drugs. She will appear in Mackay Magistrates Court on April 7.

On March 13, police executed a search warrant at an adult shop in Bowen.

Police located several packets of synthetic cannabis labelled as “Novelty’s Collector’s Item”.

A 47-year-old woman was charged with three counts of supply dangerous drug. She will appear in Bowen Magistrates Court on April 5.

Police also executed a search warrant at a Bowen home and charged a 43-year-old woman with seven counts trafficking dangerous drugs. She will appear in Bowen Magistrates Court on April 5.

 


Shanee Dobeson
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