Six charged following Gold Coast drug trafficking investigation

SIX men have been charged following a three-month investigation into the trafficking of dangerous drugs on the Gold Coast.

Police closed ‘Operation Romeo Concourse’ yesterday after intercepting a car on Chevron Island and raiding a home in Arundel.

Officers pulled over the vehicle on Stanhill Drive, where they allegedly uncovered 195 grams of cannabis, $690 cash and a mobile phone.


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The driver, a 20-year-old man from Southport, was arrested at the scene which lead to police executing a search warrant at a home on Bosun Parade in Arundel.

During the search, officers allegedly found 440 grams of cannabis, $1800 cash, a heat sealer, drug utensils, seven mobile phones and other evidence to indicate the trafficking of dangerous drugs.

A 28-year-old Arundel man was arrested, along with four other men who turned up to the home.

The Arundel man has now been charged with one count each of trafficking dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs, possessing anything used in the commission of a crime, possessing drug utensils and contravening an order and two counts of possessing property suspected of being the proceeds of a drug offence.

The 20-year-old Southport man was charged with one count each of trafficking dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs and possessing property suspected of being the proceeds of a drug offence and two counts of possessing anything used in the commission of a crime.

Both are scheduled to appear at the Southport Magistrates Court today.

The other four men were each charged with one count of possessing dangerous drugs.

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