Former NRL participant and Gold Coast Titans specialist coach Michael Gordon has been charged by police in reference to a syndicate that allegedly distributed illicit medicine equivalent to MDMA and cocaine throughout the NSW and Queensland border.
Gordon was charged with two counts of supplying a prohibited drug and two counts of possessing a prohibited drug as a part of a wide-ranging police sting yesterday.
Six others had been arrested and charged, all accused of allegedly working the syndicate on the NSW Far North Coast and south-east Queensland.
The Gold Coast Titans launched a press release saying Gordon has been stood down from his contract place till additional discover.
“The Gold Coast Titans have been made conscious that Michael Gordon has been charged by police,” the membership stated in a press release.
“Michael has been engaged on a contract foundation, offering specialist teaching companies to the Membership over the previous season. He won’t be offering companies to the membership till additional discover.
“The Membership will make no additional remark as the difficulty is now with police.”
He has been granted conditional bail and is because of seem at Tweed Heads Police station subsequent month.