Two males accused of slicing right into a delivery container on the Port of Brisbane to retrieve a stash of cocaine with a road worth of $120 million will stand trial.

The alleged cocaine retrieval passed off in June 2020, however the accused didn’t know they had been being tracked and watched by police, who had been additionally listening in on their conversations.

The cocaine haul was allegedly hid within the flooring of a delivery container on the Port of Brisbane. (File picture)Credit score:Glenn Hunt

In committing the duo for trial, Justice of the Peace Andrew Moloney mentioned they might not have been in that space of the port “for enjoyable … until you’ve got a fetish for delivery containers”.

Brendan John Sipple and Jordan Roman Brennan are charged with one rely every of possessing business portions of imported border-controlled medicine.

Prosecutor Patrick Wilson mentioned the pair allegedly reduce their approach into the container with angle grinders earlier than slicing into the ground to retrieve the packages containing 400 kilograms of cocaine, which had been then put right into a wheelie bin and loaded right into a van with falsified registration plates.

Wilson outlined excerpts from recorded conversations between Sipple and Brennan.

“The dialogue from Brennan with Sipple was about ‘extractions’ and ‘200-300 put in a field’ and ‘an excessive amount of to extract bro’ and ‘speaking about 300 weighing the automobile down heaps bro’,” he mentioned.

In a later dialogue, Sipple was recorded saying: “I can’t imagine we went in there that day with them f—ing grinders.”

Lawyer Michael Bosscher, representing one of many accused, mentioned the Crown’s case in opposition to the pair was “not a circumstantial case, it falls nicely beneath that”.