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Illegal Brothels? Not on Council’s Watch

If, as some residents claim, an illegal brothel has been operating in the Tweed Heads CBD, council officers have been unable to uncover it.

Despite several raids this year, they failed to find evidence that could lead to prosecution.

Council yesterday confirmed its staff had made snap inspections on the Bay Street building at least three times but left empty handed after failing to find proof the second-storey unit was being used as an illicit bordello.

Couple jailed for 11 years after claiming they imported cocaine after threats from Colombian drug cartel

A COUPLE who claimed they attempted to import a large amount of cocaine to the Gold Coast because they were threatened by a Colombian drug cartel were jailed for 11 years.

The Chief Justice Paul de Jersey praised the Australian Federal Police for their efforts in the case which involved drugs sent from South America to Australia via Germany.