DOZENS of people have been charged following a year-long investigation into drug trafficking in the Logan area.
On Thursday Logan Detectives closed the lengthy investigation, which began in September 2014, following raids at ten properties in Springwood and Loganholme.
Operation North Limerick saw 49 people charged with approximately 319 drug related offences, including 215 charges of supply dangerous drugs, 42 charges of possess dangerous drugs, and five charges of trafficking.
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During raids, Police seized cash, cannabis and amphetamines.
Detective Inspector Chris Jory from the Logan District Crime Group said the operation has taken approximately $170,000 worth of drugs off the streets.
“This has been a very successful operation that will have a major impact on drug distribution networks operating within the Logan area,” Det Insp Jory said.
“These results are the culmination of over 12 months of investigations with a number of drug trafficking syndicates being dismantled.
“The arrest of these people and seizure of these drugs will significantly contribute towards a safer and more secure environment.” Detective Inspector Jory said.