Seven peo­ple charged in drug raids

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS -

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.

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