Multiple drug charges, Wide Bay and Sunshine Coast

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Police have seized cannabis with an estimated street value of $1.5 million following the closure of an operation targeting  the possession of unlawful firearms and production of Cannabis in the Wide Bay Burnett, South Burnett, North Burnett and Sunshine Coast.

Operation Oaky was a joint operation involving officers from Sunshine Coast District Tactical Crime Squad, Wide Bay Burnett Tactical Crime Squad, and State Crime Command's Major and Organised Crime Squad (Rural).

Over the course of the three day operation officers executed 31 search warrants at locations across Wide Bay Burnett, South Burnett, North Burnett and Sunshine Coast including Curra, Maleny, Imbil, Gin Gin, Connondale, Kenilworth, Brooloo, Nanango and Wonbah.

It will be alleged police located a total of 570 Cannabis plants, with one property at Curra, north of Gympie, found with 325 plants.

Officers also allegedly located quantities of Cannabis, LSD and mushrooms and a shortened shotgun at an address in Connondale.

A total of 29 people were charged with 67 offences, including producing dangerous drugs.

They are due to appear in court the coming weeks.

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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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