Queensland Police have stumbled upon more than $114,000 worth of precious gems during a raid on a home on the northern Gold Coast.
Detectives from the Gold Coast Major and Organised Crime Squad executed a search warrant at the home in Coomera yesterday when they made the discovery.
During the search, officers also uncovered more than $95,000 in cash, amphetamines, cannabis and a Ford Ranger vehicle.
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“Police will allege all the items seized are believed to be proceeds of crime,” Queensland Police said.
A 36-year-old Coomera woman has since been charged with a range of offences including trafficking dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs, possession of property used in the commission of a crime.
She has also been slapped with one count of possession of property used in the connection of a drug offence, possession of property suspected of being proceeds and possession of things used in the smoking of dangerous drugs.
Acting Detective Inspector Troy Lehmann said the raid should send a strong message to those continuing to participate in selling illegal substances.
“Police actions yesterday shows our pursuit of those selling drugs in the South Eastern area is relentless and we make no apology for this precise action,” he said.
The woman is due to face Southport Magistrates Court on November 18.