Police arrest men with ice, weapons and cash in Mary St

A man was killed in a workplace incident at the power station this morning.
A man was killed in a workplace incident at the power station this morning. Tessa Mapstone

POLICE have charged two men with drug offences following an incident in Gympie early this morning.

Around 4am, a police patrol intercepted a vehicle in Mary St.

Police searched the vehicle and it will be alleged that a quantity of methylamphetamine (ice) was found along with cash and weapons.

A 35-year-old and a 25-year-old both from Mackay were arrested and charged with one count each of possessing dangerous drugs, possessing property suspected of having been used in the connection with the commission of a drug offence, possessing utensils or pipes and unlawful possession of weapons.

Both are due to appear in the Gympie Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or 24hrs a day.

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