Three arrested in $30K Miriam Vale drug bust
THREE Sunshine Coast men males have been charged after they were found with $30,000 worth of methamphetamine at in Miriam Vale on Tuesday night.The men and allegedly planned to supply the drugs in to them into Gladstone. The males aged 30, 35 and 45 were driving from the Sunshine Coast to Gladstone when they were intercepted by police in at Miriam Vale at about around 9.30pm for a routine traffic check. Detective Senior Sergeant Tony Andersen said 80g of methamphetamine was found in the drug check. The three males - Neil Bradley Cooper, Brett Anthony Gerhardt and Rein Jeremiah Henry- who are remanded in custody, were charged with possessing dangerous drugs and supplying dangerous drugs. They were mentioned in the Gladstone Magistrate's Court courthouse yesterday but are expected to be will be back in court on September 18. Detective Senior Sergeant Tony Andersen said the successful drug raid was a result of regular traffic operations. "It is a substantial amount of drugs that would've been on Gladstone streets had they not been pulled over," Det Sen-Sgt Andersen said. "Police allege that those drugs would of been supplied in Gladstone."