Two firearms, ammunition and a crowbar allegedly seized by police in Murgon on Tuesday night (Photo: QPS)

August 12, 2020

Five men have been charged with a range of offences after police allegedly seized a sawn-off shotgun and drugs in a vehicle in Murgon on Tuesday night.

A police spokesperson said police stopped a vehicle on Borcherts Hill Road about 9:10pm.

During the intercept, police allegedly located two firearms – including the shotgun – ammunition, drugs and a large amount of alcohol.

A 35-year-old Kallangur man has been charged with seven offences including unlawful possession of weapons and drug possession.

He was due to appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

A 22-year-old Kallangur man has been charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle and attempting to take alcohol into a restricted area.

He was also scheduled to appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Two 27-year-old men, from Chermside and Kallangur, and a 26-year-old man from Kallangur were charged in relation to attempting to take liquor into a restricted area.

They are due to appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on September 8.


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