Redbank Plains man on drug charge after street disturbance

UPDATE, 6AM: A 19-year-old Redbank Plains man has been charged with drug offences following an incident yesterday afternoon in Walter William Crescent.

Police were called to the street about 5.30pm yesterday afternoon following an alleged disturbance between two men and a number of other people.

Initial reports had alleged one of the men may have been armed with a gun and police established a cordon in the area. Both men have complied with police directions and following a search no weapon was found.

It will be further alleged that following a search of the 19-year-old man's residence a quantity of cannabis including a plant and seeds were located.

The 19-year-old man was charged with two counts of possessing dangerous drugs and one count each of producing a dangerous drug and possessing a drug utensil.

The man is due to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on October 15.



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MONDAY, 8PM: Police have arrested two men after a neighbourhood dispute in Redbank Plains.

Police had cordoned off streets in the Ipswich suburb after receiving reports of a man with a fire arm just before 6pm.

However a police spokeswoman said there were no weapons involved and nobody was injured in the dispute.

"Police responded to a neighbourhood dispute on Walter Williams Crescent just before 6pm," she said.