Crime Alert

Bag snatch charges in Kuranda

Kuranda police were called to stealing complaint in Centenary Park, Kuranda at about 2:00pm Monday September 15. It will be alleged a 22-year-old woman on holiday, was sitting on a park bench with her bag beside her, when two people … Continue reading

Cairns weekend media wrap – September 15

Man charged, attempted murder, Manoora: Detectives have charged a 63-year-old Manoora man following investigations into a shooting at an Enmore Street residence around 7.30pm yesterday. Police will allege that the man fired a rifle at a stationary vehicle located at … Continue reading

Overnight wrap – September 12

Robbery charge, Cairns: Detectives have charged a 14-year-old boy with one count of robbery overnight. It will be alleged the boy along with a group of other youths approached two 21-year-old women as they walked along Sheridan Street at about 11:30pm … Continue reading

Cairns overnight media wrap – September 11

Missing men found, Weipa: Two men who had reported themselves missing have been found safe and well following a search yesterday afternoon. At around 4:50pm yesterday police and the SES commenced search operations for a Rocky Point man and an … Continue reading

Cairns overnight wrap – September 10

Burglary with violence, Westcourt:  Police are continuing to investigate an alleged break-in that occurred at a unit in Fisk Street, Westcourt early this morning. It is alleged around 1:15am three men forced their way into the unit and assaulted a 59-year-old … Continue reading

Arson charges, Brinsmead

Cairns detectives today charged an 18-year-old Brinsmead man with one count of arson. It will be alleged the man set fire to a toilet block and sporting club storeroom at the Loridan Reserve, Brinsmead Kamerunga Road and Loridan Drive Brinsmead … Continue reading

Cairns overnight media wrap – September 9

Alcohol haul, Kowanyama: Kowanyama Police allegedly seized a large quantity of alcohol from a number of Kowanyama homes last night. Police allegedly seized 19 cartons of cask wine and 6 bottles of spirits. Police will further allege that the majority … Continue reading

Tablelands crime in brief

Drugs offences, Herberton As a result of information received, on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 police attended an address in the Herberton area where they completed an emergent search of a property.  As a result they seized in excess of 600 canabis plants … Continue reading

Yarrabah police tackle social media monster

Yarrabah Police continue to promote a strong working relationship with members of their community following the launch of a new project aimed at tackling social media issues in the Yarrabah community. Acting Senior Constable Adam Frew developed ‘Facebook, not Fightbook’ following a noticeable … Continue reading

Public assistance to identify property haul in Cairns

Can you help identify this haul of property? Cairns Property Crime Squad officers yesterday charged a 33-year-old Mooroobool man with a total of 26 drug and property related charges. Charges included one count each of serious assault of a police officer, … Continue reading

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