A detective looks into the house where a suspected speed lab was found yesterday.
A detective looks into the house where a suspected speed lab was found yesterday. Scottie Simmonds

Cops charge two men in lab bust

TWO men will appear in Bundaberg Magistrates Court this morning for their involvement in a drug lab which was busted yesterday afternoon.

A 37-year-old man has been charged with one count each of produce a dangerous drug, possess as restricted item, possess relevant substance, possess a dangerous drug and possess utensils.

A 43-year-old man has also been charged with one count each of possess a weapon, produce a dangerous drug, possess relevant substance, possess a dangerous drug and possess utensils.

Bundaberg detectives forcibly entered the Oakwood home through a window at 2.30pm.

All windows and doors had been chained and padlocked.

Police found a number of items used in the production of methylamphetamine, including a 50-litre metal reaction vessel, Sudafed tablets, glassware and chemicals.

Two handguns were also seized from the Bundaberg-Gin Gin Rd home.

A 19-year-old woman was held in custody overnight and was charged with one count each of possess a dangerous drug, possess anything used in the commission of a crime and possess utensils.

She will appear in court on August 1.



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