Firearms And Drugs Charges At Logan

Officers from Logan District Tactical Crime Squad have charged a 36-year-old Loganholme man with 15 weapon and drug related offences as a result of a drug trafficking investigation in Logan.

Following significant intelligence and investigative strategies, a series of search warrants were tactfully executed at three Loganholme addresses on Thursday, June 13.

It will be alleged police located three firearms (pistols), as well as a large quantity of ammunition, and $180,000 in cash.

Detectives also located approximately 2.8kg of methylamphetamine which has the estimated street value of $246,000.

The 36-year-old Loganholme man was arrested at one of the search warrants.

He has been charged with three counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, four counts of possessing dangerous drugs, three counts of possess property suspected of being the proceeds of an offence, and one count each of possess tainted property, possess utensils or pipes, authority required to possess explosives and possess anything for use in the commission of crime.

He appeared in Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Friday, June 14, where he was remanded in custody.

He is expected to re-appear on Monday, June 17.

Detective Acting Inspector Nicola Brown said this arrest highlighted the Queensland Police Service’s commitment to cracking down on unlawful weapons and dangerous drugs.

“Police have disrupted a serious supply chain of methylamphetamine that we know was being distributed across the southeast Queensland area,” Detective Brown said.

“We are committed to reducing the amount of dangerous drugs in our community.”

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

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