Two Gold Coasters to front court over hit and run, drugs and weapons charges

Two men will front court today on multiple charges, after allegedly fleeing a hit and run crash on the M1 yesterday.

It happened in the northbound lanes through Ormeau around 2.30pm.

A Mazda hatchback was reported driving dangerously multiple times to police,  before it allegedly struck the back of a black Mercedes.


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The crash blocked two lanes of the motorway, and caused significant damage to the Mazda.

The driver and the passenger of the hatchback were then spotted allegedly running away from the crash site into nearby bushland.

Emergency services attended the scene, where luckily the occupants of the Mercedes were uninjured.

While police tracked down a number of items including false registration plates, fraudulent identification and a quantity of dangerous drugs.

The dog squad was called in, and were able to track down the two men to a construction site where they were found hiding under a shipping container.

They were arrested at the construction site, before police then uncovered a large amount of cash in a back pack.

Following further investigations, a search warrant was then carried out at accommodation in Surfers Paradise, where police allegedly found firearms, ammunition and drugs.

A 30-year-old Labrador man has been charged with possessing dangerous drugs, possess property of suspected of being the proceeds of an offence defined in Part II of the Drugs Misuse Act, unlawful possession of weapons category A, B or M, authority required to possess explosives, failure to comply with duties of driver involved in a crash, drive without due care and attention, receiving tainted property and possess utensil.

A 23-year-old Biggera Waters man has been charged with possessing dangerous drugs, possess property of suspected of being the proceeds of an offence defined in Part II of the Drugs Misuse Act, unlawful possession of weapons category A, B or M, possess utensils.

The pair are expected to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court today.

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String these two oxygen thieves up along side the Mongol bikie moron who was driving dangerously and rammed into the police car last night.