Traffic stop leads Gold Coast police to over $10K worth of meth

A TRAFFIC stop has allegedly led police to a large stash of methamphetamines at Biggera Waters.

Police said officers from the Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrol intercepted a vehicle on Brisbane Road for a traffic enquiry around 9.40am on Monday, during which the passenger gave a false name.

Officers then searched the vehicle and allegedly located a bag full of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of $11, 500.


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A 40-year-old man from Coomera was given a notice to appear on one count each of possession dangerous drugs, possession of thing used in connection with a drug offence and possession of utensil.

He is due to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court on October 17.

PHOTO: Qld Police

A 39-year-old man from Burleigh Heads was also given a notice to appear on one count each of possession of a dangerous drug, possession a thing used in connection with a drug offence and possession of a utensil.

He is due to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court on Wednesday October 29.

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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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