Seven people charged in drug raids
DOZENS of mature marijuana plants have been seized by police in Townsville’s north after a day of raids.
Three search warrants carried out in the Deeragun and Rollingstone police division netted seven people for about 16 offences on Wednesday.
Officers found 34 mature marijuana plants in the backyard of one property.
Police also located firearm parts, drug utensils and an amount of methamphetamine.
It is understood tip- offs from the public and other information from the commun- ity helped lead police to the discovery. The seven alleged offenders are due to appear in Townsville Magistrates Court at a later date.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Link on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.