BREAKING NEWS: Police smash Comanchero cocaine and meth network arresting 42 PEOPLE and laying 428 charges seizing stolen cars and jet skis and almost $2MILLION of drugs and property
- Operation Tango Citron raided 26 homes across Queensland this week
- Police arrested 42 people over 428 charges relating to trafficking drugs
- The drug network is linked to Comanchero Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, police say
Police have smashed a drug network linked to the notorious Comancheros Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, seizing close to $2million in drugs and property.
Officers arrested 42 people on 428 charges across Brisbane’s bayside as part of a ten-month operation targeting the supply and distribution of cocaine, methamphetamines, MDMA and cannabis.
The drugs seized are estimated to have a street value of $1million and include 113kg of cannabis, 134g of cocaine and 84g of methamphetamine.
More than a dozen weapons including handguns and rifles along with $640,000 in cash were also taken by police.
Police have smashed a drug network linked to the notorious Comancheros Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, seizing close to $2million in drugs and property (pictured are members of the Comancheros)
The drugs seized are estimated to have a street value of $1million and include 113kg of cannabis, 134g of cocaine and 84g of methamphetamine
Six vehicles that were allegedly stolen or used during an offence were also seized including two cars, a motorcycle, a truck, a trailer, and jet ski – estimated to be worth a total of $230,000.
As part of the Operation Tango Citron, officers carried out 26 search warrants across south east and central Queensland over Sunday and Monday.
Police alleged those involved in the syndicate were bringing in drugs hidden inside trucks and distributing them around Queensland.
More than a dozen weapons were also seized with police arresting 42 people in relation to the alleged drug syndicate
The alleged main offender, a 33-year-old Cannon Hill man and Comanchero member, allegedly trafficked and supplied dangerous drugs.
He was charged with six offences including trafficking in dangerous drugs, carrying a weapon in public, and one count of supplying dangerous drugs. He will face court on January 20.
Nine others aged between 24 and 47-years-old were also arrested and charged with trafficking dangerous drugs.
More to come.
$640,000 in cash was also taken by police during the raids this week