Young Gold Coast drug lord admits to selling marijuana to school girls

A junior drug lord pleaded guilty to a string of drug related offences but walked free from a Gold Coast court.

ALEX HEINKE reports.

Thorton Sellick developed a $3000 a month marijuana empire by selling the illegal drug across the coast via his Facebook page.


On Friday, Mr Sellick pleaded guilty to several drug related offences and received a 18 month suspended sentence with a two year probation period.

His drug empire fell apart when police busted the 20-year-old riding a bicycle without a helmet along University Drive in Varsity Lakes.

Police noticed a bulge in his pants, the subsequent search found 202g of cannabis shoved down the front Mr Sellick’s pants, this stash was meant for a 16-year-old girl who made the order through Facebook.