NRL veteran Michael Gordon dropped from Titans job after alleged involvement in main drug operation

“Michael has been engaged on a contract foundation, offering specialist teaching companies to the membership over the previous season,” the assertion learn.

“He won’t be offering companies to the membership till additional discover.

“The membership will make no additional remark as the problem is now with police.”

Police allege that in Could this 12 months detectives established a strike pressure to analyze the distribution of illicit medication in areas on the NSW Far North Coast and south-east Queensland.

On account of the investigation, detectives executed 5 search warrants at Casuarina and Terranora in NSW, and 4 at Robina, Burleigh Waters and Miami in Queensland on Saturday.

In the course of the searches, investigators seized cocaine, MDMA, steroids, greater than $60,000 money, cell phones and drug paraphernalia. Six males and one girl have been arrested throughout the operation, with additional arrests anticipated.

Tweed and Byron Police District Crime Supervisor Detective Chief Inspector Brendon Cullen mentioned the medication may have ended up within the fingers of younger college leavers.

Michael Gordon scores a try for the Roosters in 2017.

Michael Gordon scores a strive for the Roosters in 2017. Credit score:Getty

“Byron Bay is without doubt one of the busiest locations on the east coast of Australia proper now, with hundreds of schoolies anticipated to fill coastal cities throughout the coming weeks,” he mentioned.

“These medication have been sure for our streets, and these arrests can have considerably disrupted the availability chain into the schoolies areas.”

Chief Inspector Cullen mentioned police would allege the syndicate was working throughout the border.

“We’re extraordinarily happy to have the ability to put these folks earlier than the courts,” he mentioned.

Gordon had stints on the Panthers, Cronulla, Parramatta, the Roosters and the Titans. He additionally represented NSW in State of Origin in 2010.

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