A man was arrested by Noosa police at the weekend for allegedly being in possession of more than 400g of methylamphetamine.
A man was arrested by Noosa police at the weekend for allegedly being in possession of more than 400g of methylamphetamine.

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More than 400g of methamphetamine has been seized by Sunshine Coast police and a man is facing serious drug charges.

Police arrested the man about 1.30am on Saturday at the Villa Noosa Hotel in Noosaville.

Sunshine Coast Criminal Investigation Branch officer-in-charge Daren Edwards said police had noticed three men in a Ford Ranger.

Detective Senior Sergeant Edwards said the men from Brisbane and supposed to be in lockdown.

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He said police found a three mobile phones and a black plastic lockbox inside the vehicle.

"Inside the lockbox, police located a large parcel wrapped in black plastic which contained a quantity of crystals, later found to weigh approximately 268g," Sen-Sgt Edwards said.

"Further to this, police located two plastic clip seal bags containing a quantity of crystals, later found to weigh 85g and 58g respectively.

"Presumptive testing of the contents identified it as methamphetamine.

Sen-Sgt Edwards said the total weight of methamphetamine was 411g and said the haul had a potential street value of $300,000.

He said police also found two plastic clip seal bags containing square blue tablets, each weighing about 41g, later identified as MDMA.

A 34-year-old man is in custody on serious drug charges and is expected to appear at the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on Monday.

Sen-Sgt Edwards said investigations were continuing and more people were likely to be charged.


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