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Suspected Drug Lab In Sarina

UPDATE | Police now say they found cannabis during a raid in Sarina.

Initial reports suggested they had stumbled upon a meth lab, after Officers who went to the home on Malin Road on an unrelated matter, noticed a strange smell and went to investigate.  

It is now claimed they found only cannabis.  

A 42-year-old man and 28-year-old woman will appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court on Wednesday on a string of drug related offences including producing dangerous drugs.

EARLIER | A meth lab has reportedly been discovered in Sarina on Tuesday.  

Police were called to the Malin Road address at 1:20PM on an unrelated matter and noticed a strange smell.

They went to investigate and found a suspected drug lab.  Firefighters were also called to the scene.  

Several people have been transported to the Watchouse.

A specialist team known as ILIT (Illicit Laboratory Investigation Team), has been engaged to head to the scene and make the area safe. 

By Michelle Price