Drug Charges Follow Raids In Dysart
A series of police raids have been carried out in Dysart.
On June 9, police searched properties resulting in multiple charges being laid against a number of people, including one boy, who was charged with drug offences twice on the same day.
An address on Acton Court, Dysart was searched resulting in charges being laid against a 17-year-old boy and an 18-year-old female for possessing dangerous drugs, possessing utensils and possessing things used in the commission of a crime.
The pair were diverted from court and will attend a drug counselling program at a later date.
An address on Beardmore Crescent, Dysart was searched resulting in a utensil being seized from a 16-year-old boy.
He will be questioned about the offence at a later date.
An address on Brown Street, Dysart was searched resulting in a number of drug related items being seized.
The suspect child was later charged with possessing dangerous drugs, possessing utensils and possessing things used in commission of a crime.
A few hours after being charged, police have located the boy walking down the street, police have had a conversation with him which resulted in the person being detained for the purpose of a search.
Police have located cannabis and a cone piece concealed on this person.
The boy was further charged with possessing dangerous drugs and possessing a utensil.
He will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.
On June 10, charges were laid in relation to a search warrant police executed at an address on Phillips Street, Dysart as part of Operation MKY-Newcastle.
A 46-year-old Dysart man was charged with possessing dangerous drugs (cannabis and cannabis seeds), failing to dispose of a needle or syringe, possessing a utensil, unlawful possession of a category A weapon (air rifle) and unlawful possession of a category M weapon (butterfly knives).
He will appear before Mackay Magistrates Court on July 7.
If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.
You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.
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