Crime Alert

Cairns overnight wrap – October 31

Assault charges, Smithfield: Smithfield detectives charged a 35-year-old Smithfield woman with three counts of assault occasioning bodily harm and one count of common assault. It will be alleged the woman was involved in an altercation with a 54-year-old man, known … Continue reading

Cassowary Coast overnight wrap – Thursday, October 30

Enter with Intent, Mourilyan:  Police are investigating the break and enter of a child care centre on Harbour Road, Mourilyan. The premise was broken into sometime between 8:00pm on Tuesday, October 28 and 3:00pm on Wednesday, October 29. Electrical equipment, … Continue reading

Cassowary Coast overnight wrap – Wednesday, October 29

Arrest, Innisfail: A 44-year-old Innisfail man was charged following an incident at an Innisfail florist yesterday morning. It will be alleged that around 7:30am the man damaged property within the shop and assaulted a 44-year-old woman, causing minor injuries.  The … Continue reading

Cassowary Coast overnight wrap – Tuesday October 28

Theft, Babinda: Police are investigating the theft of number plates from a 4wd wagon between 11:00am and 10:30pm on Sunday, October 26. The vehicle was parked at a rest area on the Bruce Highway, Babinda after suffering mechanical problems.  The … Continue reading

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Officers from the Cairns Tactical Crime Squad conducted an operation throughout Cairns area yesterday resulting in the arrests of ten people on a total of 22 assorted drug charges. Search warrants were executed at eight addresses in Manunda, Westcourt, Mooroobool, Woree … Continue reading

Cassowary Coast overnight wrap – Friday, October 24

Traffic crash, El Arish: At about 11.30am on Thursday October 23, a two vehicle traffic crash occurred on the Bruce Highway, El Arish. A motorhome travelling north has collided with a tip truck hauling mill mud travelling in the same … Continue reading

Cassowary Coast Overnight Wrap

INNISFAIL A 25-year-old Innisfail man was charged with driving whilst under the influence of drugs and possession of explosives. Police will allege that they stopped the vehicle for a roadside breath test on Innisfail-Japoon Road at South Johnstone at 1:15pm … Continue reading

Indecent assault, Mount Sheridan

Do you recognise this man? Police continue to investigate an indecent assault that occurred on Friday, August 15. Around 3.20pm, a 15-year-old girl caught a bus from Cairns Central and took a seat at the rear of the bus. A short … 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 – 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

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