Detectives from Innisfail charged an 18-year-old Westcourt man with 15 offences on Friday night, inclusive of unlawful possession of firearms, drug trafficking, and supplying dangerous drugs to the Cassowary Coast region.
Officers from the Innisfail Criminal Investigation Branch executed a search warrant at a Westcourt address around 4.30pm Friday afternoon.
As a result of the search it will be alleged officers located a number of items including a large quantity of cash, cannabis, amphetamines, drug utensils, butterfly knife, nun chucks, and located a stolen firearm.
The man is scheduled to appear at the Cairns Magistrates Court on June 22.
Innisfail detectives state the arrest is the result of ongoing efforts to disrupt organised crime and the illicit distribution of drugs within our community.
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