Two Gold Coast men among six arrested in south-east drug raids

Two Gold Coast men are among six people charged by Police over the alleged trafficking and supply of drugs across the south-east.

Officers investigating a drug distribution network carried out a series of raids across the Gold Coast and Brisbane over the last week.

Police seized 1.2kg of cocaine, 1.2kg of methamphetamine, a silver Glock 9mm handgun, more than $90,000 in case and a hydroponic cannabis setup.


Footage released by Police shows some of the drugs were discovered buried under one of the properties raided.

A 24-year-old Coomera man and a 23-year-old Broadbeach man were among those arrested.

A 27-year-old man from Camp Hill and three 30-year-old men from Newstead were also arrested.

All six have been charged with multiple offences including trafficking, supplying and producing dangerous drugs, as well as money laundering and other related drug offences.

They will face Brisbane Magistrates Court over the coming months.

Detective Inspector Glen Farmer says they have taken a significant amount of illicit drugs taken off the streets.

“This operation has resulted in the dismantling of a significant drug supply network in our community and as a result, these illegal substances will not make it into the hands of vulnerable people”, Det. Insp Farmer said.

“The Queensland Police Service is dedicated to disrupting criminal activity and drug networks in our community and if people choose to get involved in the business of selling drugs, they can expect to be actively targeted by us and we make no apologies for that.”

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