Daily Archives: August 27, 2012

House fire, Kelso

Police are investigating the cause of a fire that extensively damaged a house on Samantha Street at Kelso this evening. Around 5.40pm, police were called to the address following reports of it being well ablaze. The fire was extinguished a … Continue reading

Update – missing teenager, Shorncliffe

The teenage boy reported missing from Shorncliffe earlier today has been found safe and well. Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance. Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact … Continue reading

Serious traffic crash, Portsmith

Police are investigating a single vehicle traffic crash at Portsmith that has left one man in hospital. Initial investigations indicate around 2.30pm a vehicle has left the roadway at Lyons Street before coming to rest partly submerged in Chinamans Creek. … Continue reading

Missing teenager, Shorncliffe

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a teenage boy reported missing at Shorncliffe.   He was last seen at a Park Parade address this morning around 10am. Police and family are concerned for his welfare as he suffers from … Continue reading

The Property Room – Tainted Treasures

Logan District detectives recovered a large amount of property during an ongoing investigation into burglaries in south-east Queensland.  They would like to find the rightful owner to a large number of items (many pictured below). Some of the items of … Continue reading

Armed robbery, Southport

Detectives are investigating the armed robbery of a convenience store on Scarborough Street, Southport, at knifepoint. Around 3.45pm, a man entered the store and threatened the female attendant with a knife before fleeing with a sum of cash on foot. … Continue reading

Animal cruelty, Soldiers Hill (Mount Isa)

Police are investigating a suspected incident of animal cruelty at Soldiers Hill on Friday, August 24. Investigations suggest that between 10.30am and 12midday, an unknown offender/s has unlawfully gained access to the verandah of a residential address on Sunflower Street … Continue reading

2012 Adopt-a-Cop of the Year – NOR Finalist

Senior Constable Matthew Dixon from Townsville Police Station is one of the eight state finalists for the 2012 Adopt-a-Cop of the Year Award. ‘Constable Matthew’ was officially adopted by Ryan Catholic College in April 2009 and he has been very … Continue reading

Robbery with violence, Manoora

Police are investigating the robbery of a Manoora caravan park yesterday afternoon. Around 5.20, three men entered a kiosk at the Pease Street premises and assaulted a 70-year-old male employee. As they fled the scene with a quantity of cigarettes, … Continue reading

Changes to Police phone services in the Townsville District

Policelink 131444 was officially launched by the Queensland Police Service in 2010 and since then has allowed enhanced and improved response management and service delivery of police services to Queenslanders. By calling Policelink the number of calls to existing police … Continue reading

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