Local police officer charged over alleged trafficking of dangerous drugs

A South East Queensland police officer has been charged with possessing and supplying dangerous drugs after a lengthy investigation.

The 28-year-old male senior constable was suspended around March, when the Ethical Standards Command began their investigation ‘Operation Sierra Edgehill’.

The Organised Crime Gangs Group and the Gold Coast Police District assisted the investigation into the ‘alleged trafficking of dangerous drugs’.


He’s since been been charged for offences of supplying dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs, possess things, possessing suspected property and permitting use of place.

He’ll front Southport Magistrates Court on October 26.

While a 29-year-old male senior constable from Central Region has also been charged with possessing dangerous drugs, and will front Southport court on October 26.

No other information regarding the investigation or the allegations were made available by Queensland Police.

“In keeping with our commitment to high standards of behaviour, transparency and accountability, we have undertaken to inform the public when an officer faces serious allegations of misconduct,” a police statement reads.

“This does not mean the allegations against the officers have been substantiated.”