Police bust nets $100,000 in drugs and cash
POLICE seized more than $100,000 in drugs and cash in a raid on a Goodna property this morning.
Among the haul collected during the raid by the Ipswich Tactical Crime Squad was a sawn-off 12-gauage shotgun, replica semiautomatic handgun and pills suspected of being ecstasy.
The Goodna police unit pounced on the Goodna property yesterday morning, arresting a man and woman before taking the drugs, cash and other suspect property away for analysis.
Tactical Crime Squad Senior Sergeant Glenn Fleming said a large quantity of the marijuana had been sealed into cryovac bags.
"The total value of the cash seized was counted at $67,680," he said.
The estimated street value of the marijuana was $54,000.
The value of two small clip seal bags of pills was not established.
Police seized a cryovac machine along with the items taken from the scene.
There was also a money counter, several mobile phones and some shotgun ammunition.
Police also found several hundred dollars worth of currency that appeared to have been accidentally shrunken and rendered unusable.
A 24-year-old Goodna man has been charged with offences including possessing cannabis over the scheduled amount, two counts possessing dangerous drugs, possession of counterfeit money, unlawful posession of a handgun, possession of a shotgun, possessing drug utensils, possessing property suspected of being used in a drug offence, possessing proceeds of crime and possessing ammunition.
A woman is also being interviewed by police.
Investigations into the find are continuing.