Boulia man charged after drugs bust near Mount Isa church

Boulia man charged after drugs bust near Mount Isa church


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Some of the items found when a vehicle was searched outside the Catholic Church.

Some of the items found when a vehicle was searched outside the Catholic Church.

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Police have charged a man with drug offences including possessing an over schedule quantity of methylamphetamine.

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Police have charged a man with drug offences including possessing an over schedule quantity of methylamphetamine, after a vehicle search outside Mount Isa Catholic Church at 4pm on Friday August 31.

Police increased patrols the area after reports from the public concerning drug activity.

A search of the vehicle located a large quantity of methylamphetamine, a large sum of cash and weapons.  A 55-year-old Boulia man was charged with possession of dangerous drug (20g of methylamphetamine), possession of proceeds of crime ($2025 in cash) and possession of a knife in a public place.

Drugs found in the vehicle.

Drugs found in the vehicle.

The man appeared in the Mount Isa Magistrate court on Saturday and will reappear on October 16.

The North West Star

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