A total of 30 people have been charged with a massive 125 offences following the closure of a lengthy police investigation targeting the supply of dangerous drugs.
Operation Tango Magnitude spanned 10 months and focused on the drug distribution network in South East Queensland.
As part of the operation, police raided 28 properties in Beaudesert, Jimboomba, Yarrabilba, Flagstone, Mundoolun, Josephville, Laravale, Gleneagle, Stapylton and Tamborine this week.
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Across the two days, police allegedly seized a significant quantity of methylamphetamine, cannabis and GHB.
They also uncovered weapons including a shotgun, conducted energy weapons, crossbows, ammunition, drug utensils, a stolen motor vehicle, two stolen jet skis, two stolen motorcycles and approximately $50,000 cash.
During a search on a Beaudesert home on Monday, police allegedly located methylamphetamine, a shotgun, multiple conducted energy weapons, crossbows and $6000 cash.
Two Beaudesert men aged 35 and 41, and a 23-year-old Beaudesert woman were taken into custody and charged with a range of offences including drug trafficking.
The 35-year-old man appeared in Southport Magistrates Court yesterday and is due to appear again today.
The 41-year-old man and 23-year-old woman will appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court.
Logan CIB Detective Acting Inspector Nicola Brown said the results reinforce police’s commitment to targeting those involved in alleged criminal activity.
“We know this action will significantly disrupt the drug distribution network throughout south east Queensland,” she said.
“Our message is simple – if you want to be a part of this dangerous and criminal behaviour, we will locate you, we will target you, and we will take action.”