DRUG BUST: Constable Peter Elford displays some of the $6000 worth of drugs seized by police on Thursday morning, watched by Officer in Charge of Whitsunday CIB Detective John Kent. Photos: Matthew Newton
DRUG BUST: Constable Peter Elford displays some of the $6000 worth of drugs seized by police on Thursday morning, watched by Officer in Charge of Whitsunday CIB Detective John Kent. Photos: Matthew Newton

$6000 drugs seized

WHITSUNDAY Police, in conjunction with the Whitsunday Criminal Investigation Bureau, have taken another $6000 worth of drugs off the streets.

Officer in Charge of Whitsunday CIB Detective Sergeant John Kent said police were called to an incident on Wednesday night where they discovered the drug ice on a suspect.

At 10am on Thursday officers raided a Cannonvale residence, seizing more methamphetamine and cannabis.

The haul included roughly 10g of ice, estimated to be valued at around $5000 and roughly $1000 worth of cannabis.

Two women, aged 52 and 44, were arrested and charged with a number of drug-related offences. The 44-year-old women was bailed, while the 52-year-old woman, Tania Horley, was remanded in custody and appeared in Proserpine Magistrate's Court on Friday morning.

Horley is facing seven drug-related charges, including a charge of supplying a schedule one dangerous (aggravated supply).

She was refused bail and was been remanded in custody until she appears before the Proserpine Magistrate's Court on September 28.


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