An alleged Mongols OMCG associate has been charged with a string of drug and weapon offences after police raided his home on the northern Gold Coast.
Neighbours in the normally quiet suburb of Paradise Point received a shock when they observed detectives from South East Region’s Taskforce Maxima executing a search warrant at the house on Sunbird Avenue this morning.
During a search of the property, officers allegedly uncovered two hand guns, a silencer, two knuckle dusters, and $12,400 in cash.
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Police said quantities of cocaine, MDMA and cannabis were also found hidden around the home.
A 44-year-old man, who police say is an alleged associate of the Mongols OMCG, has been charged with 14 offences including four counts of possession of dangerous drugs.
He’s also been hit with one count each of possession of things used in a crime, possession of proceeds of crime and unlawful possession of category H weapon (handguns), category R weapon (silencer), explosives, category M weapon (knuckle dusters and push knife), and restricted item (baton).
The man has been remanded to appear at Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow.
Detective Senior Sergeant Troy Lehmann of Taskforce Maxima said police are committed to disrupting criminal activity occurring across the city.
“These are serious offences which pose a significant threat to the community and we will take every opportunity to disrupt this sort of activity which brings nothing but harm to our society,” Detective Senior Sergeant Lehmann said.