Drug charges, Southern Downs

Darling Downs detectives have charged 42 people with 194 offences following the closure of a Southern Downs drug operation.

Operation Romeo Sunscreen commenced in October, 2019 targeting the supply of methylamphetamines in Allora and Warwick.

Search warrants were executed at a number of addresses yesterday where MDMA, methylamphetamines, heroin, cocaine, cannabis, drug utensils, used syringes, firearms, a conductive energy device, flick knife, knuckle dusters and more than $10,000 worth of cash was allegedly located.

Police will also allege a bobcat worth around $35,000 was also located during the process.

All have been charged with offences relating to trafficking of dangerous drugs, supply of dangerous drugs, possession of utensils and unlawful possession of firearms and restricted weapons.

Some have already appeared in the Warwick Magistrates Court with the remaining to appear either there or at the Toowoomba Magistrates Court on a later date.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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