Crime Alert

Update 3: Wounding in Curtin Street, Westcourt on October 9

Detectives continue their investigation into the unlawful wounding of a 60-year-old man in Westcourt on  October 9 at about 4.30 pm. An altercation occurred in the back yard of a Curtin Street residence after a 12-year-old boy was threatened by a … Continue reading

Joint Police and Customs operation target drugs and firearms

Police seize ‘Ice’ precursor, firearms and cannabis crops, eight people charged The Australian Federal Police (AFP), Queensland Police Service (QPS) and Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) have dismantled an organised crime syndicate allegedly importing large amounts of a … Continue reading

Update 2 – Continued public appeal for knife assault in Curtin St, Westcourt

Detectives continue our appeal for public assistance in relation to an unlawful wounding of a 60-year-old man in Curtin Street, Westcourt on Thursday October 9. Detectives have released another image of a man they wish to speak to. This man … Continue reading

Update – Armed robbery, Manoora

Cairns detectives are appealing for public assistance to help identify the man involved in an armed robbery from overnight. At about 8.30pm a man entered a business on Reservoir Road, Manunda armed with a knife and demanded money from the … Continue reading

Cairns Overnight Wrap – Friday, October 17

Stealing charge, Cairns: Police have charged a 15-year-old boy with two counts of stealing following two incidents. It will be alleged the boy approached a 22-year-old woman from behind and snatched her handbag as she walked through Munro Martin Park … Continue reading

Man charged thanks to MyPolice Far North and NHW Facebook

Great job MyPolice Far North subscribers & NHW Facebook! Police have charged a 19-year-old Hughendon man with one count of common assault after receiving information generated from the MyPolice Far North blog and Neighbourhood Watch Facebook. Last week police posted … Continue reading

Update: Westcourt wounding incident

  Police  investigating yesterday’s attack on a 60-year-old man at Westcourt, have released images of a man they believe may be able to assist with their inquiries. Cairns Regional Crime Coordinator, Detective Inspector Bruno Asnicar today spoke with local media … Continue reading

Purse stolen during a shopping trip in Manunda

Do you know this man? Police are investigating the theft of a wallet from a store on Alfred Street, Manunda at about 10:30am yesterday.  A woman in her 60’s was perusing an aisle at the store whilst her handbag was open … Continue reading

Do you know this man?

Do you know this man?  Police are investigating the theft of a wallet and bank cards from a vehicle which was parked in Birch Street, Manunda at about 3:00pm on Birch Street, Manunda some time in September. The stolen bank cards were … Continue reading

Bicycle stolen – Whitfield

Police are investigating the theft of a black Trek Mountain bike from Trundle Close at Whitfield on September 26. The bike was stolen from the garage after thieves gained entry to the home and stole bags and communication devices. Police believe … Continue reading

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