Trio charged after police bust hydroponic drug lab in Gold Coast home

TWO men and a woman have been charged after police raided a home on the Gold Coast on Monday, uncovering a hydroponic drug laboratory inside.

Officers from the Gold Coast Rapid Action Patrols executed a search warrant on the Burleigh Waters property around 2.15pm on Monday.

Inside the Harrier Drive home, they allegedly discovered 11 mature cannabis plants with a total weight of 950 grams.


A 35-year-old Burleigh Waters man has been charged with two counts of possessing a dangerous drug, one count of possessing a thing and one count of producing dangerous drugs.

A 42-year-old Virginia woman and a 35-year-old Camira man have been charged with one count of possessing a dangerous drug and one count of possessing a thing (drug paraphernalia).

All three have been given a Notice to Appear at the Southport Magistrates Court at a later date.