1 July, 2021
Eight people arrested on 24 charges
EIGHT people were arrested on 24 charges after seven search warrants were executed in the Mackay region.
Officers from the Queensland Police Mackay Unit and Australian Border force executed the seven search warrants.
The operation took place over three days in Late June.
“We were covering the areas of the Mackay Northern Beaches, Mackay, Walkerston and Proserpine policing areas,” Senior Sergeant Ingram said.
Mackay Police Senior Sergeant Scott Ingram said eight people were arrested on 24 charges, where most of the charges were major possession of dangerous drugs.
He explained they found two grams of methamphetamine, where a hydrophonic lab was found at a Walkerston home to make the drugs.
“It was eight plants in total of a reasonable size were found inside a home,” he said.