Arrest After Multiple Altercations – Airlie Beach

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A 32-year-old Southport man has been arrested and charged by Whitsunday Police following a number of alleged assaults in Airlie Beach this morning. It is alleged that the man entered a fast food restaurant on Shute Harbour Road in Airlie Beach at 2am and approached a female customer and began to … [Read more...]

Queensland Road Safety Week

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It’s Queensland Road Safety Week and Police across the state have been out and about, touring our vast highways performing Speed Enforcement Patrols. Our remote roads and rural highways present some unique driving conditions with heavy vehicles, wide loads, livestock and native … [Read more...]

Update: Fatal traffic crash, Bowen

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Police have confirmed three people have died in a horror traffic crash which occurred approximately four kilometres north of Bowen yesterday afternoon. Preliminary investigations indicate at 2.20pm a truck and two cars collided on the Bruce Highway, just north of the Collinsville turn-off. The … [Read more...]

The book thief

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No, not the 2013 movie of the same name – But the real-life story of the theft of 8 boxes of books from an address in Bowen. Police say that between 7am on August 19, and 7am on August 20, someone has entered the fenced back yard of an address in Banyan Drive, Bowen and approached a … [Read more...]

Burglary and stolen car, Proserpine

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Police are looking for a blue 2009 Mitsubishi triton dual cab utility, registration number 054 MRB, stolen from a Proserpine residential driveway. Police say that between 9pm on Sunday and 6am this morning, car keys were stolen from either a handbag or a key storage basket at an address on … [Read more...]

Thief Disturbed – Too Late

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Residents of a home in Tracey St, Bowen awoke to a noise only to see their car pulling out of the drive with a thief at the wheel. Police say early this morning the resident was woken by the noise of footsteps in the nearby driveway and as they moved out of their bed to investigate they have … [Read more...]

Worst Phone Call Ever

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As far as phone calls go, receiving this one would be about as bad as it gets. The resident of a home in Maeva Street, Jubilee Pocket (Whitsundays) received a phone call from police at 9am this morning. Whitsunday Police had located a red 2007 model Holden commodore sedan at a different … [Read more...]

A Fishy Dilemma for Bowen Police

The drama began for the owner of a Toyota Landcruiser when they returned to town after trip at sea and jumped into the car which had been left unattended at a residential address in town. They got as far as the local servo, only to find that the lights didn’t work. A quick inspection … [Read more...]

Bowen Burglar on The Run

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Being up and hammering away on a computer has saved a Horseshoe Bay Road resident from losing more property in a daring house break in today. Police say the resident of the Bowen home happened to be awake and in a computer room at the front of the house when at round 2 am this morning, they … [Read more...]