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Police find gemstones thermos drug stop Queensland

  • A million dollar stash of diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires was found
  • Police came across the gemstones and a gun while searching a car for drugs 
  • Around 100 stones were found professionally packaged inside a thermos 
  • Police believe the gems were stolen from NSW and are seeking their owner 

A million dollar stash of diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires has been found by police inside a thermos.

Officers came across the gemstones and a gun while searching a car for drugs on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. 

The thermos was found inside a handbag during a drug search of a 33-year-old woman’s car in Yandina in June.

A million dollar stash of diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires was found 

Police came across the gemstones and a gun while searching a car for drugs

Police came across the gemstones and a gun while searching a car for drugs

The stones, which number close to 100, are professionally packaged, One gem alone is valued at around $50,000 dollars. 

The woman was charged with possession of cannabis, failing to dispose a syringe and the unlawful possession of a firearm.

She told police the handbag belonged to another woman.

Police believe the gems were stolen from NSW and are seeking their owner

Police believe the gems were stolen from NSW and are seeking their owner

Police tracked down the bag’s owner, a 30-year-old woman, who is known to the other woman.

She has been assisting police with their inquiries. Police have also questioned Sunshine Coast gemstone dealers.

Police believe the gems were stolen from NSW and are seeking the public’s assistance to locate their owner or owners. 

Around 100 stones were found professionally packaged inside a thermos (stock picture) 

Around 100 stones were found professionally packaged inside a thermos (stock picture) 

 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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