Alleged drug boss behind bars

THE alleged “ringleader” of a “multi-layered drug syndicate operating out of Bundaberg” has been denied bail after allegedly admitting to police he had been trafficking drugs for four years.
Mathew Sam Bost, 27, of Moorland, was arrested along with 14 others in a state-wide drug sting on Wednesday where he was charged with possessing and trafficking dangerous drugs.
Police prosecutor Sergeant Barry Stevens told Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday that police had been collecting evidence against Bost and his alleged drug ring over several months, using phone taps and undercover police.
Sgt Stevens said the “prolonged investigation” came to a head on February 9 when 15 properties were raided including Bost’s where officers allegedly found a vial of Clenbuterol, a steroid.
Sgt Stevens said “tens of thousands of phone calls” were tapped by police.
Magistrate Neil Lavaring said there was a “substantial body of evidence” and refused the bail.
For more, see tomorrow’s NewsMail.
 

THE alleged “ringleader” of a “multi-layered drug syndicate operating out of Bundaberg” has been denied bail after allegedly admitting to police he had been trafficking drugs for four years.
Mathew Sam Bost, 27, of Moorland, was arrested along with 14 others in a state-wide drug sting on Wednesday where he was charged with possessing and trafficking dangerous drugs.
Police prosecutor Sergeant Barry Stevens told Bundaberg Magistrates Court yesterday that police had been collecting evidence against Bost and his alleged drug ring over several months, using phone taps and undercover police.
Sgt Stevens said the “prolonged investigation” came to a head on February 9 when 15 properties were raided including Bost’s where officers allegedly found a vial of Clenbuterol, a steroid.
Sgt Stevens said “tens of thousands of phone calls” were tapped by police.
Magistrate Neil Lavaring said there was a “substantial body of evidence” and refused the bail.
For more, see tomorrow’s NewsMail.
 



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