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Dozen Charged With Drug Offences

Filed under Breaking News, Latest News, Police

September 19, 2019

Twelve people have been charged with drug offences in the Murgon, Cherbourg and Wondai areas after recent police searches.

  • A 24-year-old Emerald man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on December 16, charged with drug possession after police pulled over and searched a vehicle in Lamb Street, Murgon, about 11:35pm on August 18.
  • A 26-year-old Murgon man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court charged with possessing dangerous drugs and drug utensils after police searched a house in Watt Street, Murgon, on August 19.
  • A 48-year-old Murgon woman will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court charged with possessing dangerous drugs and drug utensils after police searched a house in Cobb Street, Murgon, on August 19.
  • A 22-year-old Cherbourg woman will appear in Cherbourg Magistrates Court charged with possessing dangerous drugs and drug utensils after police searched a house in Barber Street, Cherbourg,  on August 20.
  • A 24-year-old Cherbourg man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court after police stopped and searched him in Barber Street, Cherbourg, on August 20 and allegedly located drug items.
  • A 21-year-old Cherbourg woman will appear in Cherbourg Magistrates Court charged with possessing drug utensils and liquor in restricted area after police searched a home in Jerome Street, Cherbourg, on August 20.
  • A 23-year-old Murgon woman will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on September 24 charged with possessing dangerous drugs after police stopped and searched her in Gore Street, Murgon, about 5:50pm on August 20.
  • A 57-year-old Ballogie man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court charged with producing dangerous drugs and possessing dangerous drugs and drug utensils after police searched a property on Chinchilla-Wondai Road, Ballogie, on August 21.
  • A 32-year-old Greenview man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on September 24 charged with producing dangerous drugs after police searched a property in Lysdale Road, Greenview, on August 26.
  • A 22-year-old Murgon man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court charged with possessing dangerous drugs after police stopped a searched a pedestrian in Palmer Street, Murgon, on August 28.
  • About 1:25am on August 30, police stopped a vehicle in Barber Street, Cherbourg. Police have searched the vehicle, driver and passenger. A 22-year-old Murgon man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on October 1 charged with drug possession and a 23-year-old Murgon man will appear on the same day charged with unlicensed driving.
  • A 34-year-old Kingaroy woman will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on September 24 charged with possessing dangerous drugs and drug utensils after police pulled over and searched a vehicle in Cosy Dell Lane, Wondai, about 10:05pm on September 6.

As well, three juveniles have been dealt with under the Youth Justice Act:

  • A 14-year-old Inala boy found with drugs about 9:45pm on August 18 in Lamb Street, Murgon,
  • A 17-year-old Cherbourg located with drug items during a search of a house in Barber Street, Cherbourg, about 6:50am on August 20, and
  • A 14-year-old Kippa-Ring boy after a search of a house in Broadway Street, Cherbourg, on August 24.

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