Drugs and Firearms Located at Mole Creek – Three People Charged

Tasmania Police

Police conducted a search at a residence in Mole Creek yesterday which resulted in three people being charged with a number of drug and firearm offences.

As a result of the search on McNeil Street, police seized a quantity of cannabis plants and cannabis products along with steroids, a pill press, 5 x rifles, 2 x pistols, 4 x homemade firearms and ammunition.

A 41-year-old Mole Creek woman will be proceeded against for minor drug offences, a 29-year-old Mole Creek man was charged with firearms and drug offences and a 42-year-old Mole Creek man was charged with cultivating a controlled plant and suppling a controlled plant.

All three will appear in the Launceston Magistrates Court at a later date.

Forensic analysis and further investigations will be carried out to ascertain if other people have been involved in the possession of the items seized.

Tasmania Police will continue to target those that deal in drugs and firearms and urge any member of the Mole Creek community that may have information regarding the possession or distribution of drugs and firearms to contact police on 131 444 or contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can be supplied anonymously.

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