Police have uncovered $20,000 worth of methylamphetamine after intercepting a car at Kingston.
Logan Tactical Crime Squad officers were patrolling the area on Friday night when they spotted two vehicles driving erratically along Logan Motorway.
Police followed one of the vehicles to a home in Kingston where the car parked in a driveway before a man got out and tried to run from officers.
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“It is alleged while fleeing, the man was observed to discard a bag containing 52 grams of methylamphetamine,” Qld police said.
He was quickly detained by police, who also recovered the bag and found another $890 in cash in the man’s possession.
The 42-year-old was charged with possessing a dangerous drug, possess proceeds and possess utensil.
He appeared in Beenleigh Magistrates Court yesterday and has been remanded in custody to reappear at a later date.
The driver of the second vehicle, a 30-year-old man, has also been given a notice to appear for possession of a dangerous drug after police allegedly found one gram of methamphetamine hidden behind his steering wheel.