Man, 40, charged, accused of cooking meth inside Gold Coast unit

A 40-year-old man will face Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow, charged with cooking meth inside a Gold Coast unit.

Police from the Rapid Action Group (RAP) raided the man’s Tarcoola Crescent unit on Chevron Island around 7.30am on Thursday and, during a search of the property, allegedly found “drug paraphernalia relating to the production of methamphetamine”.

It’s alleged officers found two active clandestine meth labs inside the unit.


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Officers evacuated the unit upon locating the items and contacted the Illicit Laboratory Investigation Team (ILIT) to conduct further investigations.

Nine News reports two men were arrested at the scene, however only the 40-year-old man was charged.

The two men are believed to be brothers.

The 40-year-old man is expected to appear in Southport Magistrate Court tomorrow (Friday), charged with one count each of producing dangerous drugs and possession of relevant (drug) substances or things.