Guns, knives and drugs seized at Tablelands property

March 10, 2023 6:31 am in by

Nearly a dozen guns have been seized following a police raid at a Millstream property.

Around 8am on February 11, a police officer patrolling Gillies Range Road at Barrine observed a motorcycle allegedly driving at 130km/h in a 100km/h zone.

The officer tried to pull the rider over, but he allegedly evaded police.

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Extensive investigations led police to a property at Millstream, where a search warrant was executed.

It’s alleged four handguns, seven rifles along with multiple knives and other weapons were located and seized.

According to police, two of the firearms were loaded and not secured.

A motorbike, a quantity of methylamphetamine, cannabis including plants and drug utensils were also allegedly located.

A 34-year-old Gordonvale man was charged with four counts of unlawful possession of weapons category A,B or M, three counts of possess utensils, two counts of possessing dangerous drugs, one count each of unlawful possession of weapons Category D/H/R, secure storage of weapons – registered owner, fail to store small ammunition, powder device cartridges in a secured area, dangerous operation of a vehicle, disobeying speed limit, evasion offence, learner must not ride unless L plate is displayed, learner ride unsupervised, light vehicle must not be driven on a road if defective and wearing motorbike helmet.

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Police also charged a 61-year-old Millstream woman with one count each of possess dangerous drugs and producing dangerous drugs.

Both the man and woman are expected to appear before Atherton Magistrates Court on March 21.


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