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Brisbane arms dealer and drug kingpin nabbed by undercover cop over love of fast food

Read the texts that snared an arms dealer and drugs kingpin with an OUTRAGEOUS nickname who was undone by his love of FAST FOOD – and an ice cool undercover cop

  • Alleged arms dealer bonded over love of fast food with undercover cop
  • Shane Ah-San allegedly communicated on Wickr with cop named Joshua Su’a
  • Ah San allegedly offered to sell rocket launcher and high-powered guns 


An alleged arms dealer and drug kingpin bonded with an undercover cop over his love of KFC in a series of texts before he was arrested.

Brisbane man Shane Ah-San had allegedly been communicating on messaging app Wickr with the undercover cop who went by the name of Joshua Su’a.

Ah-San allegedly offered to sell a rocket launcher before selling 10 high-powered guns worth $53,700 and 266 grams of ice worth $50,000.  

He was arrested in September 2019 and spent two years in jail on remand before he was granted bail for $100,000 on September 28, 2021.

Ah-San allegedly offered to sell a rocket launcher before selling 10 high-powered guns worth $53,700 and 266 grams of ice worth $50,000

An alleged arms dealer and drug kingpin bonded with an undercover cop over his love of KFC in a series of texts before he was arrested (pictured, alleged texts shared between Ah-San's brother and undercover cop Joshua Su'a)

An alleged arms dealer and drug kingpin bonded with an undercover cop over his love of KFC in a series of texts before he was arrested (pictured, alleged texts shared between Ah-San’s brother and undercover cop Joshua Su’a)

The fast food lover allegedly worked with his two brothers and organised meet-ups with Mr Su’a at McDonald’s, Brodies, KFC, Nandos and Guzman and Gomez. 

Mr Su’a had slowly been gaining the confidences of Ah-San and his younger brother through a series of texts sent over Wickr, Courier Mail reported.

He pretended to be working in Townsville and claimed he wanted to buy the ice and guns so he could sell the products up north.

Mr Su’a used the nickname ‘Coconut Cowboy’ on the messaging app and bonded with the brothers over their love of fast food.

In one conversation, Mr Su’a messaged Ah-San’s brother who went by the name of ‘A**face’.

He invited the younger brother to an ‘actual feed’ at ‘KFC or maccas’.

‘I owe you a feed bro for saying that sugar s*** so come hungry uce,’ Cowboy Coconut wrote.

‘For sure would love to catch up properly and have a yarn uce no worries,’ A**face responds. 

Mr Ah-San’s brothers allegedly grew closer to the undercover police officer and sent him ‘love heart emogis’ as he wished him a ‘safe trip back home’. 

‘Safe trip ma uso give us a text when u get home so we knw you arrived safely (100 emoji)’, the message read.

In another message the brother allegedly texted well-wishes to Mr Su’a on Christmas in 2018.

The fast food lover allegedly worked with his two brothers and organised meet-ups with Mr Su'a at McDonald's, Brodies, KFC, Nandos and Guzman and Gomez (stock image)

The fast food lover allegedly worked with his two brothers and organised meet-ups with Mr Su’a at McDonald’s, Brodies, KFC, Nandos and Guzman and Gomez (stock image)

Ah-San was arrested in September 2019 and spent two years in jail on remand before he was granted bail for $100,000 on September 28, 2021

Ah-San was arrested in September 2019 and spent two years in jail on remand before he was granted bail for $100,000 on September 28, 2021

‘Merry Xmas bro safe holidays!’ the message read.

Ah-San and his two brothers have been indicted on joint indictment and face 28 charges that includes supplying weapons and trafficking in the drug ice. 

Mr Su’a made a lengthy affidavit that was filed in the bail application in court that reveal how the undercover police officer met Ah-San.

The document states Mr Su’a was placed into a holding cell with a friend of Mr Ah-San’s in a Logan watch house in 2018.

He was then introduced to Mr Ah-San before posing as someone interested in buying ice and guns.

Court documents allege Mr Ah-San spoke about his connections to the Comanchero bikie gang.

Ah-San and his two brothers have been indicted on joint indictment and face 28 charges that includes supplying weapons and trafficking in the drug ice

Ah-San and his two brothers have been indicted on joint indictment and face 28 charges that includes supplying weapons and trafficking in the drug ice

Mr Su'a made a lengthy affidavit that was filed in the bail application in court that reveal how the undercover police officer met Ah-San

Mr Su’a made a lengthy affidavit that was filed in the bail application in court that reveal how the undercover police officer met Ah-San

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