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Drugs, more than $1 million of stolen goods seized from Brisbane restaurant



Drugs and more than $1 million worth of stolen goods have been seized from a Brisbane restaurant after police discovered a large and "sophisticated" alleged drug-trafficking ring.

Police believe the alleged drug dealer, or dealers, has been accepting stolen goods as payment for drugs, with the stolen items then on-sold to the community through local markets.

A 61-year-old Darra man been charged with trafficking dangerous drugs and possessing heroin, among other charges.

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Police uncovered "a quantity of dangerous drugs" at a house on Cintra Street in Darra before they allegedly found more drugs and more than $1 million worth of stolen goods at a restaurant on nearby Darra Station Road.

The stolen items included power tools, high-end designer clothing and accessories, electrical goods, alcohol, firearms and a large amount of cash.

Officers are working to try to identify the owners of the goods.

Police have said they believe they have infiltrated "a sophisticated syndicate where drugs were being sold to a large network of customers".

The 61-year-old man will reappear in the Richland Magistrates Court in November.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or at

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