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Huge drug and gun bust in North Mackay


Police have stormed a North Mackay home, confiscating a “large amount of ice” and a gun.

Footage shows officers raiding the Canberra Street where, where they say they seized the crystal methamphetamine, fireworks, a rifle and over $20,000 in cash.

A 28-year-old man has been charged with 15 offences, including unlawful possession of a weapon, possessing dangerous drugs, stealing a vehicle and burglary.

The man is accused of stealing items from a break and enter in Blacks Beach, where a motorbike was taken, on April 3.

He has been denied bail and is due in Mackay Magistrates Court today.

An 18-year-old North Mackay woman has also been issued a Notice to Appear in court for possessing a drug utensil.