WATCH: Gold Coast truckie busted with $7M worth of meth

A Coomera man has been charged after police allegedly found 10 kilograms of methylamphetamine hidden in the back of a truck on the northern Gold Coast.

Police pulled over the heavy vehicle near Yatala around 4.00pm on Tuesday afternoon after receiving a tip-off.

“Detectives became aware of information identifying a truck travelling from interstate into Queensland that may have been carrying drugs,” Queensland Police said.


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A search of the vehicle uncovered approximately 10 kilograms of methylamphetamine stashed in pot plants and bales of hay, along with two money counting machines.

According to police, the drugs are worth more than $7 million.

A 23-year-old Coomera man, who was the driver of the vehicle, was arrested at the scene.

He’s since been charged with one count each of possession of dangerous drug (exceed quantity), possession of items for use in the commission of a crime, possession of items used in the commission of a crime and contravene requirement.

He has been remanded in custody and is expected to appear in Southport Magistrates Court today.

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