Reward Increase for 46-Year-Old Cold Case

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The murder of 14-year-old Marilyn Wallman in Mackay in 1972 has received revitalised approach with the reward for information leading to a conviction being increased from $250,000 to $500,000. As one of Queensland’s oldest unsolved murders, the investigation into the murder of 14-year-old Marilyn … [Read more...]

Drug Arrest, Whitsundays

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Police in the Whitsundays, overnight, have incepted a vehicle which they say has resulted in a key arrest which has also sees more than 100 ‘hits’ of dangerous drugs off the streets. Police also located more than $15,000 in cash has also been recovered. A 47-year-old woman from Jubilee … [Read more...]

Child grooming charges, Mackay

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Detectives from the Mackay Child Protection Investigation Unit have arrested and charged a 53-year-old Ball Bay man on a charge relating to the alleged grooming of a 12-year-old child. Police claim the man used a carriage service to engage with a 12-year-old girl over a four-month period grooming … [Read more...]

Arrest for Britton cold case murder, Airlie Beach

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Cold case homicide detectives have today charged a man with the murder of Dorothy Britton at Airlie Beach in 1996. The 51-year-old Port Neill (South Australia) man and former resident of Airlie Beach was arrested in Brisbane early this afternoon. He was charged with one count of murder and will … [Read more...]

Drug and firearms arrest, Proserpine

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Whitsunday detectives have charged a 28-year- old man after drugs, cash and firearms were allegedly uncovered at a property near Proserpine today. Police executed a search warrant at the Bruce Highway address where they allegedly seized a quantity of methylamphetamine, cannabis, prescription … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Becomes a Scammers Delight

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Hate to seem like a kill joy when it comes to love - BUT the stats are in… Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year that computer scammers love each and every year - and this year the ACCC is warning all of us to be careful about who they ‘friend’ online this Valentine’s Day. Stats show people … [Read more...]

Pop up Pain – Phishing, Halliday Bay

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There’s a new scam doing the internet rounds. A 71-year- old Halliday Bay resident thought that they had received the deal of their life!  A pop up message was received on their mobile phone allegedly from their phone service provider. The message said that for only $1.60 she could own her … [Read more...]

Arrest of Wanted Man

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A man police had been seeking following a number of alleged break and enters, dangerous operation of motor vehicle and arson incidents between Bowen and Sarina has been arrested in Ayr. The 29-year- old man was taken into custody at the weekend following the execution of a search warrant on an … [Read more...]