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Twenty arrests as police smash Fortitude Valley, New Farm drug ring

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Police have arrested 20 people and laid hundreds of charges after an investigation into a Brisbane drug-trafficking network.

Detectives seized cash, drugs and property valued at more than $1 million and laid 303 charges as part of the 12-month Operation Sierra Virtuous.

Detectives have smashed a large drug-trafficking ring that operated in Fortitude Valley and across Brisbane.Credit:Cameron Atfield

The investigation focused on what police described as a “well-organised drug trafficking network” operating across Fortitude Valley, New Farm and greater Brisbane.

Of the 20 arrests, seven people were charged with trafficking cocaine and methamphetamine.

Police said members of the syndicate allegedly used licensed clubs and restaurants in the…



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