Police Update 3: Wounding Incident at Edge Hill, QLD

Detectives have charged a 23-year-old Marcoola man following an alleged wounding incident at Edge Hill on March 28.

The arrest follows an alleged altercation where two vehicles crashed, and one person discharged a firearm at another person before leaving the scene.

It will be alleged those involved were known to each other.

Following extensive investigations, detectives from the Cairns and Brisbane Criminal Investigation Branches, including officers from the Organised Crime Gangs Group, executed a search warrant at a Lawnton address on April 8 where police seized firearms, ammunition, dangerous drugs, a sum of cash, and mobile phones.

A 23-year-old was taken into custody at the address, and charged with one count each of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm, unlawful possession of firearms, possession of dangerous drug – (methylamphetamine) – exceed schedule, possession of dangerous drug (MDMA) – exceed schedule, possession of dangerous drug (Cocaine) – exceed schedule, possession of dangerous drug (Anabolic Steroid), possession of property suspected of being the proceeds of an offence (cash), and contravening order.

He was remanded in custody and is due to reappear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on June 3.

On April 4, detectives from Cairns Criminal Investigation Branch charged a 43-year-old Edge Hill man with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

He was issued with a Notice to Appear at Cairns Magistrates Court on May 2.

Earlier: https://mypolice.qld.gov.au/news/2024/04/04/update-2-wounding-incident-cairns/

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