Firearms and drugs located at Surfers Paradise, QLD

Gold Coast Detectives have charged a 34-year-old man over the alleged discovery of two shorten firearms, drugs and cash in a unit at Surfers Paradise this morning.

It is alleged around 9.50am police executed a search warrant on a Gold Coast Highway apartment building where a firearm was found in a safe and another in a cupboard.

Detectives also allegedly located within the apartment drugs including amphetamines, GHB and cannabis along with suspected stolen property and approximately $12,000 cash.

A 34-year-old Southport man has been charged with five counts of possession of a dangerous drug, two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon and one count each of possess tainted property, possession of property suspected of being the proceeds of an offence under Drugs Misuse Act, possession of a utensil and possession of a restricted drug.

He is due to appear in Southport Magistrates Court tomorrow (July 25).

Investigations are ongoing.

Detective Senior Sergeant Luke Flood said this is an example of the Gold Coast Criminal Investigation Branch’s commitment to the prevention and disruption of illegal and criminal activity in our community.

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

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

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