Police from Morven and Augathella Police Stations have made significant drug arrests in relation to Operation Tango Payson during the month of March.
Police from Morven and Augathella Police Stations have made significant drug arrests in relation to Operation Tango Payson during the month of March.

DRUG BUST: Police put major dent in southwest drug network

Police have charged four people with multiple drug-related offences seizing a large quantity of drugs, drug paraphernalia and cash.

Officers from Morven and Augathella made significant drug arrests during the month of March as part of Operation Tango Payson,

As a result of the operation, police issued a total of 19 offences.

A 60-year-old Augathella woman who police allege orchestrated the operation, will appear in the Charleville Magistrates Court on April 27, charged with eight counts of supply dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs, possession of property acquired through proceeds of drugs, possessing drug utensils and possessing drug items.

A 57-year-old Augathella man will front the Charleville Magistrates Court on the same date, charged with possessing dangerous drugs and possessing drug utensils.

A 33-year-old Augathella man and 21-year-old Morven woman have been drug diverted in relation to offences of possessing dangerous drugs and possessing drug utensils.

Acting Sergeant Jason Arnold from Morven Police Station said this operation is a great example of disrupting a drug network in a small community.

“We are confident that the results of this operation have made a significant dent in the southwest drug game,” Acting Sergeant Arnold said.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

Quote this reference number: QP2100453604.


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