12-year-old Stanthorpe boy faces drug charges

STANTHORPE police charged seven people with drug related offences in the last week, according to Sergeant Shane Gleeson.

A 12-year-old Stanthorpe boy was charged with possessing drug paraphernalia at Harris St at around noon on Thursday.

Two 25-year-old Stanthorpe men were charged under the Explosives Act 1999, and with possessing drugs and tainted property.

A 29-year-old Stanthorpe man and a 20-year-old Warwick woman were allegedly found in possession of drug paraphernalia on Friday morning at Wolfram St.

A 26-year-old Stanthorpe man was charged with the possession or use of dangerous drugs and one count of possessing weapons at Symes St in Stanthorpe on Friday.

Finally, a 27-year-old Brisbane man was charged with possessing or using a dangerous drug on the New England Highway near Dalveen at around 3.30pm on Friday.