Jul 08 2017

Drug and weapons charges, Cleveland. 7 July 2017

Drug and weapons charges, Cleveland

Police have charged three people with over 30 offences following the search of a residence in Cleveland on Thursday afternoon.

Officers from Capalaba Tactical Crime Squad executed a search warrant on an address in Middle Street at around 2:40pm on July 7.

It will be alleged during the search of the address officers located two stolen vehicles and a number of firearms including a shortened shotgun, semi-automatic rifle, and three handguns.

Police will further allege officers located quantities of methylamphetamine, ammunition, gunpowder and cannabis.

A 35-year-old Cleveland man and 17-year-old Cleveland woman have both been charged with 15 offences including with three counts of failing to possess authority required to possess explosives (ammunition and gunpowder), two counts each of unlawful possession of a motor vehicle, possessing dangerous drugs and possessing of property suspected of being the proceeds of an offence, and one count each of unlawful possession of a Category D/H/R weapon, possessing shortened firearms, receiving tainted property, possessing relevant substances or things, possessing utensils or pipes, possessing property suspected of having been used in connection with commission of a drug offence.

They were both due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Courts on July 8.

A 57-year-old Cleveland man has been charged with producing dangerous drugs and was issued with a notice to appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on July 27.

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