Qld man busted with ICE, $6K cash during traffic intercept

A 24-year-old man has been arrested for a number of serious drug offences as a result of a traffic intercept at Browns Plains yesterday.

Officers conducted a search of the man and his vehicle about midday, allegedly locating a quantity of Ice and about $6000 in cash.

He also tested positive to Methylamphetamine during a roadside drug test. The test will be sent for further analysis and pending the outcome further charges possibly will occur.


Detective Acting Inspector Russell Jones of Taskforce Maxima said police used a variety of strategies to disrupt the activities of criminal gangs.

“This includes a focused traffic enforcement program which operates in conjunction with criminal investigations,” Detective Acting Inspector Jones said.

“Yesterday’s efforts demonstrates the additional capabilities we have to keep the community safe, particularly in reducing road trauma.”

The 24-year-man was issued with a notice to appear for the offences of supply dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of proceeds of a drug offence, possess drug utensils, possession property used in a drug offence and obstruct police in the execution of their duty.

He will appear in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court on October 13.