Police have arrested seven men and two women aged between 51 and 61 after a two-month long operation targeting the trafficking of dangerous drugs on the Gold Coast.

‘Operation Uniform Beads’ was launched by the District Criminal Investigation Branch in June following intelligence indicating the trafficking of heroin, methadone and cannabis.

The operation culminated on Tuesday with raids on homes in Burleigh Waters and Miami and the search of  Ford falcon ute.

It’s alleged detectives uncovered heroin, cannabis, bottles of methadone, $30,000 cash, mobile phones,and multiple drug utensils at the Burleigh Waters home.

At a unit in Miami, they allegedly found more heroin, cannabis, electric scales, $480 cash and a contact book.

And following the search of the ute, detectives allegedly located another amount of heroin, $850 cash, a mobile phone and box of an opioid .