Photos from a drug raid at Schirmers Rd at Ilbilbie where police allegedly found about 800 marijuana plants, weapons and explosives. Picture: Queensland Police Service
Photos from a drug raid at Schirmers Rd at Ilbilbie where police allegedly found about 800 marijuana plants, weapons and explosives. Picture: Queensland Police Service

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.

Photos from a drug raid at Schirmers Rd at Ilbilbie where police allegedly found about 800 marijuana plants, weapons and explosives. Picture: Queensland Police Service
Photos from a drug raid at Schirmers Rd at Ilbilbie where police allegedly found about 800 marijuana plants, weapons and explosives. Picture: Queensland Police Service

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.

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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.

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