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It comes after a major covert investigation known as Operation Atlanta, which targeted organised crime in the area.
Four men, allegedly major players in a distribution network that had links to the Hells Angels Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, are facing over 650 separate criminal charges as a result of the investigation.
A 41-year-old has been charged with 244 offences, a 55 year-old property developer has been charged with 296 offences and a 46-year-old has been charged with 26 offences.
All three have been charged with trafficking and supplying ice and cocaine.
The 41-year-old man was also charged with producing ice.
A 55-year-old Gold Coast man was charged by the CCC last month as part of the operation, with 91 offences including trafficking ice and cocaine and 74 counts of supplying drugs.
It will be alleged the men were involved in an ice production and distribution site was running out of Tedder Avenue, Main Beach
The wholesale value of the ice is approximately $250,000 but would have a significantly larger street value after being cut, repackaged and sold.
A range of weapons were also seized during the operation including a pump action shotgun, rifle, butterfly knife and a taser.
The men were bailed and are expected to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on 3 March 2017.- See more at: http://www.skynews.com.au/news/national/qld/2017/02/18/three-charged-after-major-qld-drug-bust.html#sthash.d01iw07Q.dpuf
A Hells Angels OMCG member has been charged after police discovered more than $100,000 in cash and half a kilogram of ICE in a rental car on the Gold Coast at the weekend.
Just before 10.00am on Saturday, officers spotted the man walking along the Gold Coast Highway in Miami with over $40,000 in cash in a pillowcase and a key to a rental car.
Police then located the rental car outside a home in Miami, with approximately 500 grams of ICE and a further $75,000 in cash found hidden in the padding of the backseat of the car.
The 36-year-old man was charged with one count of possess dangerous drug and two counts of possess tainted property.
He is due to appear in the Southport Magistrates Court this morning.
“The seizure of 500 grams of ice and a significant amount of cash on a confirmed Hells Angels member on a Saturday morning in the middle of the Gold Coast is a significant concern,” Detective Inspector Phillip Stevens said.
“OMCGs and crime gangs need to understand that the focus on their criminal activities is coming from all of the QPS and that this attention is relentless.”