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Former Rocky businessman faces 62 counts of supplying drugs

BLAIR Edward Campbell, who was once a well-known Rockhampton businessman, appeared in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court via video link this week.

Mr Campbell, 50, is being held in the Arthur Gorrie prison in Brisbane facing 90 charges.

Of the more serious offences on the list, Mr Campbell is charged with 62 counts of supplying drugs and three of trafficking a dangerous drug.

The charges include supplying dangerous drugs to a minor under 16, six counts of aggravated supply of dangerous drugs to a minor over 16, possessing anything used in the commission of a crime, possessing property suspected of being acquired with the proceeds of a drug offence, two unlawful possession of a motor vehicle with intent to deprive, one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, one count of serious assault of police, unlawfully possessing weapons and many more.

Some of the charges are related to schedule one drugs, which are regarded as the most dangerous and include heroin, ice, cocaine and LSD.

No application for bail was made so Mr Campbell will remain in custody, and his next appearance will be on March 23.

Topics:  drugs, heroin, rockhampton magistrates court



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