Crime Alert

Property crime this Christmas

Local police have been kept busy over the past 24 hours with suburbs in Bayview Heights, Edge Hill, Earlville, Manunda, Holloways Beach and Edmonton all targeted. Police reports show property was stolen from nine insecure cars. Five homes had forced … Continue reading

Cassowary Coast Overnight Wrap

Drink driver, Innisfail: A 37-year-old Innisfail man was arrested and charged with high range drink driving after recording a breath alcohol concentration of 0.216% at 5.50am this morning. Police received information from a member of the public that a man … Continue reading

Cassowary Coast Daily Wrap

Stealing, Cardwell: Between 11:00am on Sunday, December 14 and 11:00am on Monday, December 15 four fishing rods were stolen from an open unsecured boat on Poinciana Boulevard, Cardwell. Police are reminding people not let their guard down over the festive … Continue reading

Vehicle watch, Cairns and surrounds – December 17

  Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a number of vehicles stolen throughout the Far North.  Several of the vehicles listed below were stolen while the victims were at home.     Anyone with information which could assist with this … Continue reading

Cairns overnight media wrap – December 17

Enter and commit indictable offence, Gordonvale: Police are investigating an incident at a Gordonvale bottle shop around 7:30pm last night. Two men wearing black ski masks entered the Riverstone Road business and demanded money from a store employee. The employee … Continue reading

Property identification is a must this Xmas

Help local police by recording your property identification details! Just in the past week local police have seen an increase in property offences committed by youths. At the weekend Property Crime Squad officers charged three boys in relation to a series … Continue reading

Cairns overnight wrap – Tuesday, December 16

Armed robbery charge, Manoora:  Detectives yesterday charged a 15-year-old boy with property related offences including two counts of armed robbery, and one count each of stealing and wilful damage. It will be alleged a teenage boy entered a business in … Continue reading

Cairns weekend media wrap – December 15

Property charges, Westcourt: Property Crime Squad officers charged three boys in relation to a series of alleged break and enters at a senior citizens complex on Gatton Street, Westcourt over the past week. A 16-year-old boy was charged with five … Continue reading

Cairns overnight wrap – Friday December 12

Serious assault of a public officer, Woree: Police yesterday charged a 40-year-old Woree man with one count of serious assault of a public officer whilst adversely affected by an intoxicating substance yesterday at about 7.45 am. It will be alleged … Continue reading

Cassowary Coast – Overnight Wrap

Burglary, El Arish: Between 4:30pm, Wednesday, December 10 and 6:00am, Thursday December 11 a banana farm shed and office were entered. The unknown offender/s have forced entry into the office area and have stolen Spectra Precision laser equipment. A gun … Continue reading

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