Man allegedly caught with 1kg of ice facing more charges

CHARGED: Cameron Christopher Dowd, 28, was allegedly caught with about a kilogram of the drug ice and $13,90 cash during a police raid.
CHARGED: Cameron Christopher Dowd, 28, was allegedly caught with about a kilogram of the drug ice and $13,90 cash during a police raid. Luke Mortimer

AN Oakenden man allegedly busted with nearly a kilogram of the drug ice and a bundle of cash in a police raid is facing additional allegations.

Cameron Christopher Dowd, 28, appeared in Mackay Magistrates Court on Wednesday, on charges of assaulting or obstructing police and unlawful possession of an extendable baton.

Dowd, who's on bail, has also been charged and hasn't entered pleas to trafficking drugs, supplying drugs, receiving tainted property, possessing property obtained from trafficking and supply and two counts of possessing dangerous drugs.

Prosecutor Bernhard Berger previously told the court 911g of ice was found stashed throughout Dowd's home during a Siderial Court raid on August 29, alongside $13,900 cash, scales, clipseal bags and a small amount of cannabis.

The ice, conservatively valued at $120,000, was allegedly hidden in split amounts in a kitchen rangehood, hidden behind drawers and stuffed in a sunglasses case in a car on Dowd's property.


Charges were adjourned for mention on October 25.

At the time, Mr Berger said Dowd has a history of violence, property and drug crime.

On Wednesday, defence solicitor Geoff Govey, of Taylors Solicitors, asked Magistrate Scott Luxton to adjourn all charges to October 25.

Mr Luxton agreed and adjourned the case, granting bail on all charges.

Dowd's initial bail, granted by Magistrate Nerida Wilson on August 31, is conditional and includes drug testing on demand, regularly reporting to police and remaining at a set bail address.

Topics:  drug trafficking ice trafficking mackay mackay court mackay crime mackay magistrates court mackay police oakenden queensland police service

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