Three charged after drug raids on Gold Coast homes

THREE people have been charged with serious drug offences after police raids in Upper Coomera.

Detectives searched a property on Stephens Street around 7.00am on Monday, allegedly finding cannabis, drug utensils, electric scales, a grinder and knuckledusters.

A 20-year-old woman was charged with one count each of possessing dangerous drug and possessing drug utensils. A 20-year-old a man was charged with one count of possessing drug utensils.


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Both are due in Southport Magistrates Court on July 1.

A few hours later, police also searched a home on Filbert Street where they allegedly located steroids, approximately 500 grams of cannabis, $1850 cash and drug utensils.

A 28-year-old man was charged with several offences including trafficking dangerous drugs, stolen property offences and possession.

He is due in court on June 27.

Detective Inspector Brendan Smith from Gold Coast CIB says officers will continue to be unrelenting in their efforts to stamp out drug supply.

“These arrests typify ongoing efforts to target those involved in drug crime, particularly those who supply to the vulnerable members of the community” DI Smith said.

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