Drugs, ice pipe, loaded gun seized in Ormeau raid

Two men charged

Drugs, ice pipe, loaded gun seized in Ormeau raid

Two men have been charged after drugs, an ice pipe, a loaded gun and ammunition were allegedly found during a raid on a home in Ormeau.
The Katunga Circuit property were searched about 10.15am Tuesday.

Officers from the Gold Coast Rapid Action and Patrols squad arrested a 24-year-old Burleigh Heads man at the scene, and charged him with possess a dangerous drug, possess property suspected of being used in connection with the commission of a drug offence, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a shortened firearm and authority required to possess explosives (ammunition).

He will face Beenleigh Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

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An Ormeau man was also arrested and charged with with possess a dangerous drug, possess property suspected of being used in connection with the commission of a drug offence and authority required to possess explosives (ammunition).

He will face court on May 21.

Senior Sergeant Mat Kelly said the arrests followed a tip of from the public.

“This arrest is another great example of a tip off from a member of the community resulting in the location of dangerous drugs and the removal of a firearm from our streets, making our community a safer place," he said.

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