Dangerous drugs arrests Gold Coast and Roma

Task Force Maxima ice arrest

Gold Coast
May 27, 2016

Detectives investigating the link between the trafficking of dangerous drugs by members of the Hells Angels OMCG have charged a 33-year-old Palm Beach woman this morning following the location of Methylamphetamine (ice) during the execution of a search warrant.

Detectives from Task Force Maxima conducted the raid at a Palm Beach residence earlier this morning. During the search, investigators allegedly located 26 grams of Methylamphetamine (ice) and drug equipment.

The woman was charged with one count of possession of schedule 1 dangerous drug, possess property used in the commission of a crime and possess drug utensil. She was formally charged at the Southport Watchhouse.

“Our efforts to investigate links between OMCGs and the trafficking of “ice” into our community continues. There is a cost to being associated with an OMCG.  We will exploit every opportunity to target these offenders that are linked to criminal gangs,” Detective Inspector Stevens, Task force Maxima said.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Dangerous Drugs arrests

Roma
May 26, 2016

Detectives from the South West District, supported by the State Crime Command Organised Crime, Stock and Rural Crime and Tactical Crime Squad, today closed a 12 month operation targeting dangerous drugs.

Operation North Dewdrop is the largest drug operation closure in Roma, successfully disrupting the distribution and sale of dangerous drugs.

Police executed 23 search warrants on residences and properties throughout Roma.  A total of 20 people have being charged with drug related offences, including drug trafficking, supply dangerous drug, supplying to a minor, and other drug and firearm related matters.

Police have seized large quantities of methylamphetamines, cannabis, money and firearms.  They also seized other items including stolen property.

South West District Detective Inspector Kerry Johnson said the arrests will have a significant impact on the supply of dangerous drugs in the South West District.

“This operation has been an outstanding success and will have a significant impact on drug supply within the district.  The distribution of these drugs pose serious health risks affecting the lives of our children and members of the community and we will continue the fight against drugs,” Detective Inspector Johnson said.

“The Queensland Police Service are committed to reducing the negative impacts of dangerous drugs on our community and we will continue to dismantle these networks,” he said

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



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