Tip off leads police to alleged drug dealer’s home

AN alleged drug dealer has been arrested and charged after police stormed his home on the Gold Coast and allegedly seized a cocktail of dangerous drugs.

After receiving a tip off from the public, Taskforce Maxima detectives raided the 21-year-old man’s home on Marine Parade in Labrador on Thursday morning.

While searching the residence, officers allegedly found just over 100 grams of cocaine along with an assortment of liquids and tablets suspected to be performance and image enhancing drugs.


Knuckledusters, ammunition and documents indicating the sale of drugs were also seized.

(Source: Qld Police

(Source: Qld Police

(Source: Qld Police

The 21-year-old man was arrested and charged with 21 offences, including trafficking and possessing dangerous drugs and unlawfully possessing a weapon and ammunition.

He is due to front Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Detective Inspector Glen Donaldson of the Major and Organised Crime Squad said the arrest came as a result of information received from the public.

“The community plays a significant role in the proactive detection of drug suppliers and we commend the local community for their ongoing support of police and our work in keeping Queensland safe,” Detective Inspector Donaldson said.

“The Queensland Police Service recognises the harm caused by dangerous drugs within our community and continues to proactively target and disrupt criminal syndicates involved in the unlawful supply of dangerous drugs”.

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.

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