A Gold Coast man has been charged with drug offences following the execution of a search warrant at a Southport home.
Detectives from Taskforce Maxima, State Crime Command investigating the links between the Hells Angels Motorcycle Gang and the supply of dangerous drugs on the Gold Coast executed the warrant seizing methylamphetamine (ICE), cash and other restricted drugs.
The search resulted in the alleged location of a quantity of methylampetamine (ICE), cannabis, various prescription drugs and $43520 in cash. The drugs seized are valued at approximately $40,000.
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Detective Acting Inspector Russell Jones from Taskforce Maxima said the search and result highlighted police efforts in targeting criminal gangs.
“Today’s results reinforce the ongoing efforts of the QPS to target criminal gangs and drug supply on the Gold Coast,” Detective Acting Inspector Jones said.
“As seen by the nature of the drugs and cash seized, it is clear these gangs operate out of greed with no concern for the welfare of the community.
“Investigations are ongoing and these people need to understand we will be unrelenting in targeting their unlawful activities.”
The 27-year-old Southport man was charged with possessing dangerous drugs, possessing utensil and failure to dispose of syringes.
The man is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on October 27.