12kgs of cannabis found in freezer during CQ property raid

A MAN has been charged with multiple offences after specialist Queensland rural-crime detectives executed a search warrant at a Sarina property last weekend.

This search followed investigations into a complaint of stock stealing and allegedly resulted in around 12 kilograms of cannabis being located in a freezer at the property.

It will further be alleged detectives from the Rockhampton Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squad (SARCIS) with the assistance of Sarina CIB located a quantity of cannabis being dried in a shed.

Police will allege a total of 25 cannabis plants were seized in addition to items used in the production and storage of cannabis.

A 58-year-old Sarina man has been charged with one count each of producing dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs, possessing anything used in the commission of crime defined in Part 2, possess utensils or pipes, failure to keep weapons in secure storage facilities and using a brand or mark on stock of a kind not registered.

The man will appear at the Sarina Magistrates Court on August 19.

Police urge the public to assist their efforts to remove unlawful drugs from the community by downloading the free Crimestoppers app.

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Topics:  central queensland crime marijuana rural crime

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