Rescue equipment snatched from car, Bowen

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Police say thieves with either a unique need set or consideration for community have targeted a parked and unattended car on Santa Barbara Parade in Bowen. Bowen police received the report showing that thieves had removed the following items from the rear tray of a utility: - Milwaukee radio … [Read more...]

Motor Bikes Cop a Beating

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Whitsunday police are investigating an attack on two motor cycles in Airlie Beach. Police say by passers in Shingley Drive, witnessed a male in possession of a hammer, striking two parked and unattended motorcycles in a car park. Police say when the male in possession of the hammer realized … [Read more...]

QRRRWN- Woman of the Year Award

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Not one- But TWO Awards for Charleville Senior Constable Sarah Grayson who has been bestowed with the Queensland Rural Regional and Remote Womens Network Peak Awards. Sarah has taken out both the Woman of the Year Award and Professional Woman of the Year Award at the organization GALA Dinner … [Read more...]

Fatal traffic crash, Proserpine

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Police are appealing for public assistance in relation to that fatal traffic crash south of Proserpine this morning. Initial inquiries indicate around 7.30am, officers received information that a Nissan X Trail was submerged in Lethebrook Creek on the Bruce Highway. When the vehicle was … [Read more...]

Cha-Ching! Money theft in Bowen

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One thief has cashed in after theft of cash from an ATM in Herbert Street, Bowen. Police say a Bowen resident has attended to the ATM and withdrawn $500. The victim has collected their bank card from the machine and unintentionally left without removing their cash from the ATM. Very … [Read more...]

Roadside assault- Airlie Beach

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A 22-year-old male tourist has allegedly been knocked unconscious after an assault on Airlie Esplanade between Main Street and Coconut Grove overnight. Police say the man had been walking with friends on the footpath when he became involved in a short verbal altercation with the occupant of a … [Read more...]

Fake Trader Websites

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There’s a warning out from the cyber crime boys and girls In Blue today-look out for fake fitness equipment and outdoor web sites. Following the arrest of two people for their alleged role in a series of “fake trader websites” which offered heavily discounted outdoor furniture, BBQs, fitness … [Read more...]

Bowen Kids Next for Our Coppers

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It was the turn of year 11 and 12 students from Bowen High to hear the messages of life saving relevance from the roaming wallopers, who are touring the schools in the region as part of Road Safety Week. Their message to the new drivers of today and those of tomorrow-Road Safety at all … [Read more...]