by Jessica McGrath
As part of a state-wide operation targeting the Outlaw Motorcycle Gang, two members have been charged by police for firearm and drug offences.
Officers from Taskforce Maxima, with the assistance from the Kingaroy CIB, executed multiple search warrants at Kingaroy, Proston and Memerambi residences on Wednesday.
As a result of the searches, police located quantities of marijuana and cocaine, firearms and other weapons and clothing and other paraphernalia associated to the Finks and Rebels OMCGs.
A 30-year-old Proston man, a Finks OMCG member, was charged with wearing a prohibited item in public, possession of a firearm, two counts of possession of a dangerous drug, two counts of possession of a utensil, two counts of possession of ammunition and possession of a weapon.
A 39-year-old Kingaroy man, a Rebels OMCG member, was charged with possession of a dangerous drug.
A 20-year-old Memberambi man was charged with two counts of possession of a dangerous drug.
A 23-year-old Memerambi woman was charged with two counts of possession of a dangerous drug.
A 43-year-old Kingaroy woman was charged with possession of a utensil.
All five people are due to appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on 14 December.