Police have seized a quantity of ecstasy pills and volume of Liquid Fantasy from the streets just prior to the commencement of Schoolies 2015.
Officers attended a unit within the Entertainment Precinct in an attempt to locate a male person of interest.
Upon locating this person police discovered in his possession the drugs and various drug related items and utensils.
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The quantities of drugs and the drug related items have lead police to identify that they were for supply/distribution.
Senior Sergeant James Munckton the Officer in Charge of the Surfers Paradise police station said: “This arrest demonstrates a policing priority of the South Eastern Police Region which focuses on offences which impact the most vulnerable and marginalsied in our community, for example children.
“The timing of the arrest was perfect for ensuring the personal safety of all community members and in particular school leavers attending Schoolies 2015.”
Anyone with information regarding suspicious activities or drug offending are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000