800-plant marijuana plot found along Isaac coast
Police have uncovered an 800-plant marijuana crop at Ilbilbie on the Isaac coast.
Officers also found and seized two firearms, an ATV buggy, a quad bike, generators, water tanks, pumps and other items used for tending the crop.
Two men and a youth will appear in Sarina Magistrates Court on April 12 charged with drug and weapon offences following investigations into an alleged drug crop in Ilbilbie.
The trio — aged 65, 40 and 16-years-old — was arrested on February 17 when police from the Sarina Criminal Investigation Branch executed a search warrant at Schirmers Rd and found about 800 marijuana plants.
The 65-year-old was charged with producing a dangerous drug, possessing a dangerous drug, four counts of possession of things used in the commission of a drug offence and two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm.
The 40-year-old was charged with possessing a dangerous drug and authority required to possess explosives.
The 16-year-old was charged with possessing a dangerous drug and possessing drug utensils. He will appear in the Sarina Children’s Court.