34 people charged in Cunnamulla-Charleville drug operation
THIRTY-FOUR people have been charged with 64 drug-related offences in the Cunnamulla and Charleville region today .
The litany of charges includes break and enter, burglary, possessing tainted property, receiving stolen property, possession of dangerous drugs and utensils, and drug driving offences.
Police executed 21 search warrants in Cunnamulla, Charleville and surrounding areas, and had also been conducting drug testing in Cunnamulla as part of Operation Romeo Longbow, which has been targeting property crime, the supply of dangerous drugs, and firearm offences in southwest Queensland.
Acting Senior Sergeant Isa Tolete from Cunnamulla station said the operation showed the commitment of local police to ensuring community safety.
"It is a satisfying result for all of the dedicated police involved, and we will be relentless in targeting criminal activity and the supply of dangerous drugs across rural communities,” Snr Sgt Tolete said.
"Officers will also continue to work with various local organisations, focusing on deterrence and rehabilitation.”