Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences in the Toowoomba area on Wednesday, September 25.
Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences in the Toowoomba area on Wednesday, September 25. QPS

PHOTOS: 14 people charged over 644 drug-related offences

KINGAROY police assisted with a big operation across Toowoomba on Wednesday as part of an ongoing drug enforcement operation, Operation Quebec Oxygen.

Police executed 11 search warrants at properties at Kingsthorpe, Ballard, Oakey, Cambooya, Harristown and Jondaryan.

Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences in the Toowoomba area on Wednesday, September 25.
Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences in the Toowoomba area on Wednesday, September 25. QPS

Officers found small quantities of methylamphetamine, marijuana and cash.

Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences, including trafficking, supply and possession.

Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences in the Toowoomba area on Wednesday, September 25.
Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences in the Toowoomba area on Wednesday, September 25. QPS

Detective Inspector Mat Kelly said these types of operations were aimed at reducing harm posed by illicit drugs within rural areas.

"These operations, supported by local intelligence and valuable information from across the community, will continue to be executed across the South West District and throughout the Southern Policing Region,” he said.

Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences in the Toowoomba area on Wednesday, September 25.
Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences in the Toowoomba area on Wednesday, September 25. QPS

"By disrupting criminal behaviour in this way, we aim to deter further offending.”

The operation was a cooperative effort between the Dalby Criminal Investigation Branch, Toowoomba Criminal Investigation Branch, Toowoomba and Kingaroy Major and Organised Crime Squad, Toowoomba Tactical Crime Squad, assisted by the dog squad.

Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences in the Toowoomba area on Wednesday, September 25.
Police charged 14 people with a total of 644 drug related offences in the Toowoomba area on Wednesday, September 25. QPS