$20k worth of meth, fake cash found in Gold Coast home

A MAN has been charged after police allegedly found thousands of dollars worth of ice and counterfeit cash at his home on the Gold Coast.

Officers raided the 44-year-old man’s Clinton Avenue home at Burleigh Heads on Thursday and allegedly discovered more than $10,000 worth of methamphetamines and another $10,000 in fake fifty dollar notes.

Ecstasy tablets, steroids and other drug paraphernalia were also allegedly found.


Source: Queensland Police

Source: Queensland Police

The 44-year-old man was arrested and charged with four counts of possessing dangerous drugs, and one count each of receiving tainted property, possessing counterfeit currency and drug utensils, and contravening a direction.

Detective Inspector Brendan Smith from Gold Coast CIB said the arrest and seizure are a great result for the community.

“The impact of ICE on the community is a concern to everyone and every time we take some from the street it is win for us all. Offenders need to get the message, we will continue to target them until they change their behaviour.”

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