The Toowoomba Stock Squad, Dalby CIB and Tara police are seeking the return of thousands of dollars worth of machinery to a Toowoomba business owner.
The Toowoomba Stock Squad, Dalby CIB and Tara police are seeking the return of thousands of dollars worth of machinery to a Toowoomba business owner.

Central Queensland residences raided for drugs

BREAKING: AS PART of ongoing enforcement action against criminal gangs and their networks, detectives from Task Force Maxima conducted a statewide deployment executing search warrants and road policing operations in close cooperation with officers from the Capricornia police district. 

This deployment which occurred from June 2 to June 9, saw the execution of search warrants at addresses across the state including Koongal in North Rockhampton and Emerald. 

The searches resulted in the location of dangerous drugs including methyl-amphetamines, cocaine, cannabis, steroids, weapons, ammunition and a quantity explosives (black powder), $1000 in cash, a stolen generator (valued at $17,000) and drug paraphernalia.

As a result, 61 people had enforcement action taken in relation to 167 charges including supply, possession and production of dangerous drugs, unlawful possession of weapons (rifles, semi-automatic rifle, telescopic baton and knuckledusters), possession of proceeds of crime, stealing, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlicensed tattooist operating a business.

The deployment included members of Taskforce Maxima Road Policing Unit which targets life-endangering behaviour.

As a result, enforcement was taken against 42 people on 52 offences including 18 drug drivers and 14 disqualified / unlicensed drivers.



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