$16K worth of ICE found in Surfers Paradise apartment

A 35-year-old man has been charged with numerous offences after $16,000 worth of ICE was allegeldy uncovered in a Surfers Paradise apartment.

Officers raided the Wahroonga Place unit on Sunday morning, allegedly finding the large quantity of methamphetamine, as well as cocaine, scales, $2300 in cash and other drug paraphernalia.

The Arundel man was arrested and has since been charged with five counts of possessing a dangerous drug in excess of schedule, two counts of possessing a dangerous drug and one count each of possess property suspected of having been acquired for the purpose of committing a drug offence and possess utensils.


He is to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on June 11.

Detective Inspector Brendan Smith from Gold Coast CIB said they remain focused on keeping dangerous drugs off Gold Coast streets.

“The negative impact of ICE within the community cannot be overstated,” he said.

“The weekend’s effort sees over 400 “hits” taken off the streets. Those people involved in the illegal drug trade need to understand police will take every opportunity to bring them before the court regardless of the location or time of day.”