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Nearly $2M Drug Haul Uncovered, Townsville


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Police have charged two people with trafficking and possession of dangerous drugs charges following a search of a motor vehicle in Home Hill on Tuesday.  

Detectives from the Major & Organised Crime Squad (Northern) based in Townsville intercepted and searched a motor vehicle, locating approximately 1.93kg of methylamphetamine and $198,802 cash concealed in a tyre along with 635grams of cannabis inside the vehicle.

The seized drugs have an estimated street value of $1.93 million.

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A 52 year-old Townsville man and 52 year-old Logan man have been charged with a total of 10 offences, including trafficking dangerous drugs, possessing dangerous drugs and possessing property obtained from the trafficking of dangerous drugs.

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Both have been remanded in custody and are due to appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court on Wednesday.