A young couple has been busted at the border checkpoint, with police finding gun and drugs in their car this week.
The 23 and 24-year-old were intercepted at the Tugun checkpoint on July 22, before police searched the vehicle.
They allegedly uncovered drugs, and a modified pump action shot gun, along with ammunition in a bag in the boot.
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The pair were arrested at the scene, and have since been charged.
A 24-year-old man from Waterford is facing one count each of unlawful possession of weapons Category D/H/R weapon, offence in relation to unauthorised and prohibited explosives, bringing stolen goods into Queensland, forgery and unlawful use of a motor vehicle.
While a 23-year-old woman from Lismore has been charged with two counts of possessing a dangerous drug (namely amphetamine and cannabis).
They’ll both face Southport Court in August.
Police say investigations are ongoing.
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