I’ll take that! Identity theft, Bowen

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A timely warning from Police after a Bowen resident’s identification details have been stolen and the crook has used them to open a mobile phone account in her name. It’s gets worse…they then rapidly racked up over a thousand dollars in debt. The victim became aware of the situation when she … [Read more...]

Police and Emergency Services Kept Busy

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There’s been a very lucky escape for four people off Wellington Point after the catamaran they were in capsized. Police say all four, 2 adults and 2 children, are extremely lucky to have caped unharmed as none of the occupants were wearing life jackets at the time of the accident. Police are … [Read more...]

Campaign warns drivers to slow down this Easter

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It is that time of the year again - When road deaths and tragedies become news all too often and this year Emergency Services want even the most diligent of drivers to take extra care. Of target this year will those who choose to cruise ‘Just A Little Over’ speed limits. Transport and Main … [Read more...]

Numbers that just Don’t look Good – Anyway You Look

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As Police reveal the sad tally of drug drivers caught across the Mackay Police region since the start of the year, up pops the case of a 38-year- old Cannonvale woman, charged with drink driving while allegedly transporting two passengers. Police say they attended to an address on Banksia Drive, … [Read more...]

Cannonvale Thefts – Police seeking Eagle Eyes.

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Police are searching for two jets skis stolen from Cannonvale. Police say between 1pm and 7:20pm yesterday, (Monday), the two jet-ski’s stored on an unregistered trailer were stolen from vacant land on Galbraith Park Drive near Shute Harbour Road, Cannonvale. The jet-skis were signed as being … [Read more...]

What’s Your “Plan B’ this Festive Season?

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Queensland drivers are being asked to have a ‘Plan B’ ready as they celebrate the festive season. The new Christmas safety campaign highlights the dangers of drinking and driving and an increased presence of random breath testing operations. Transport Minister Mark Bailey says sadly, we have … [Read more...]

PD Astro and PD Quinn Ready for Retirement

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It’s been a big career- but for two of the Police Services most loyal, it’s retirement time. After illustrious careers with the Queensland Police Service, Police Dog Astro and Police Dog Quinn hang up their harnesses and prepare to live out their retirement in style. At six years old, PD … [Read more...]

Christmas Road Safety Campaign Begins

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You may notice more police on Queensland’s roads in the coming days. That’s because the QPS’s annual Christmas Road Safety Campaign commences tomorrow-Friday December 8th. Police are urging drivers to remain vigilant on the road and to keep the Fatal Five in mind when driving. These are: … [Read more...]