November 25, 2020

Two people have been charged – and police are hunting for a third – after a drugs raid in Kingaroy on Tuesday.

Detectives conducted the search in Candello Close as part of Operation Volta, launched by Kingaroy CIB in March to target the supply of ice in the local community.

A man and a woman allegedly involved in drug trafficking were arrested on Tuesday.

A police spokesperson said a third person remained outstanding.

Police allege the three have been trafficking methamphetamine from Brisbane and supplying it within the South Burnett during the past eight months.

A quantity of ice, drug paraphernalia and cash were allegedly seized during the operation.

A 30-year-old Kingaroy man has been charged with one count of drug trafficking, 209 counts of supplying a dangerous drug, one count of possessing anything used in a commission of a crime and one count of receiving property from trafficking.

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

A 59-year-old Kingaroy woman has been charged with one count of drug trafficking, 28 counts of supplying a dangerous drug and one count of receiving property from trafficking.

She appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on Tuesday and and was bailed to re-appear on March 1, 2021.

Police investigations are continuing.


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