Five more arrested in Operation Lima Hacksaw

ANOTHER five people have been arrested for 18 offences ranging from trafficking and supplying dangerous drugs to possession of a weapon as Queensland Police continue Operation Lima Hacksaw.   

Last week, 81 people including members of the Rebels Criminal Motorcycle Gang were arrested as part of operation.  

A 26-year-old Holmview man has been charged with drug trafficking, possessing dangerous drugs and a weapon. He is due to appear before the Brisbane Magistrates Court again on January 8.  

A 21-year old Bald Hills man has been charged with drug trafficking and supplying dangerous drugs. It will be alleged he is a vicious lawless associate, being a participant in a criminal association. He is due to appear before the Brisbane Magistrates Court again on February 2.  

A 26-year-old Jimboomba woman has been charged with three counts of supplying dangerous drugs. It will be alleged she is a vicious lawless associate being a participant in a criminal organisation. She is due to appear before the Beenleigh Magistrates Court again on January 14.  

A 28-year-old-Kurwongbah man has been charged with supplying and possessing dangerous drugs and utensils. He is due to appear before the Pine Rivers Magistrates Court again on January 5.  

A 32-year-old Loganlea man has been charged with possessing dangerous drugs and utensils. He is due to appear before the Beenleigh Magistrates Court again on December 15.  

In total, 86 people have now been charged with 279 offences.   

This includes 13 members of the Rebels Criminal Motorcycle Gang for offences ranging from trafficking and supplying dangerous drugs to possessing dangerous drugs and recruiting.   

Police also allege four members of the Rebels are participants in a criminal association and liable to a further mandatory fifteen or twenty five years imprisonment if found guilty.  

Detective Inspector Terry Lawrence said the operation had been one of the largest undertaken by Taskforce Maxima and the arrest of 13 Rebels Criminal Motorcycle Gang members indicated the gangs were still a threat to our community.   



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