48 drug and firearm offences after two day operation on Gold Coast, Logan

A two-day operation in the Gold Coast and Logan areas has resulted in 48 drug and firearms offences.

Police have today closed Operation Quebec Elm, in which investigators, specialist units and Logan District Police executed search warrants on six properties in the Gold Coast, Logan and Brisbane areas.

One of the properties was in Ormeau, while others in Marsden, Greenbank, Bethania and Regents Park were also searched.


Police seized two firearms including a handgun and a shortened rifle, as well as quantities of the illicit drug ICE, $12,000 cash and a vehicle.

Seven people have been charged on 48 offences, including a 45-year-old man from Greenbank and a 38-year-old woman from Marsden.

Acting Detective Senior Sergeant Gavin Pascoe, of the Logan Major and Organised Crime Squad says the intelligence-led operation was targeted and specific.

“The operation resulted in significant charges and the seizure of illicit firearms and drugs.

“We continue to focus on disrupting the illegal activities of these syndicates and will use a variety of proactive operational tactics to stop crime and make our community safer,” Acting Detective Senior Sergeant Pascoe said.

PHOTO: Supplied by myPolice | Queensland Police News

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