2 arrested on drug charges after raids
Drug raids lead to arrests
POLICE have seized mature marijuana plants, a quantity of the drug and drug utensils during raids in Childers and Cordalba late last week.
Childers Police Sergeant Geoff Fay said two people were arrested on a number of drug charges following the raids.
A 53-year-old Childers man was charged with possession of a dangerous drug, production of a dangerous drug and possession of utensils.
It is alleged 320g of dried marijuana was found on the property, along with 34 mature plants and various drug utensils.
A 23-year-old Childers man was been charged with possession of utensils after police allegedly found a water pipe at another property.
The pair are due to face court on August 15.
In a separate raid, a quantity of marijuana and a water pipe was seized from
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a Cordalba property, but the first-time offenders escaped charges and were drug diverted.
Sgt Fay said the drug raids were part of a police operation against in the use and consumption of dangerous drugs in the community.
Sgt Fay encouraged members of the public to report offences either directly to police or through CrimeStoppers.
“We rely on information supplied by members of the public to reduce these drug offences in the community.”
To report a crime, phone CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.
BUSTED: Constable Michael Schmidt with drugs which were seized during raids in Childers.