Shock moment Quincy the police dog sniffs out a secret stash of firearms hidden in an underground bunker on a sugarcane farm linked to an alleged kidnap and torture case
- Police dog Quincy found a hidden bunker filled with firearms last weekend
- The secret bunker was found during a kidnapping and torture investigation
- The bunker was located on a sugarcane farm in Far North Queensland on Sunday
- Police found 27 firearms hidden inside the secret bunker alongside the ammunition
By Ashley Nickel For Daily Mail Australia | Published: 15:28 BST, 6 September 2022
A police dog named Quincy found a hidden underground bunker full of weapons while investigating an alleged small-town kidnapping and torture case. The police dog discovered the secret bunker on a sugarcane farm filled with weapons and allegedly stolen goods.
Quincy discovered the secret bunker on a sugarcane farm in Far North Queensland on Sunday after a local man presented to the hospital with severe head injuries and claimed he was kidnapped.
Queensland Police allege the 28-year-old man visited a property on Chettle Road, in Arriga, to meet a 27-year-old acquaintance. However, when the man arrived he was met by a 27-year-old and a 37-year-old man who was allegedly armed with guns.
The man claims he was forced into a vehicle and tied up before one of the alleged gunmen hit him in the head with a rifle. The two men allegedly took the man’s wallet and damaged his car before releasing him.
The 28-year-old drove to Atherton hospital where he was treated for his injuries and reported the alleged kidnapping to police.
Quincy was part of the team searching the property after the arrests and sniffed out the bunker which was filled to the brim with weapons. Quincy sniffed out the bunker, hidden under a pile of hay while searching the property.
Inside the hidden bunker, police found 27 firearms and ‘thousands of rounds of ammunition as well as illegal drugs. Police found 27 firearms, ‘thousands of rounds of ammunition, jewelry, watches, cannabis, methylamphetamine, and the 28-year-old’s allegedly stolen items.
Police visited the property later that day and arrested the 27-year-old and a 37-year-old man.
The 27-year-old man was charged with one count each of armed robbery, deprivation of liberty, torture, assault occasioning bodily harm, wilful damage, and two counts of possessing a dangerous drug.
Alongside the weapons, police found jewelry, watches, cannabis, methylamphetamine, and the 28-year-old’s allegedly stolen items in the secret bunker.
Police arrested both men allegedly responsible for the kidnapping and torture of the 28-year-old man before finding the bunker.
The 37-year-old man was charged with two counts of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm and one count each of armed robbery, deprivation of liberty, torture, assault occasioning bodily harm, unlawful possession of a weapon, threatening violence with a firearm, and willful damage.
Both men remain in custody and are due to reappear in Court on November 11.
Police are still investigating the located firearms.