Cassowary Coast Wrap – August 25

Innisfail Road Policing Unit charged a 22-year-old Euramo man with one count each of failing to stop and unlicensed driving on August 25. It will be alleged police attempted to intercept the man for travelling 139kmph in a 100kmph zone, … Continue reading

Far North fleet buoyed by the arrival of Perry Irwin MV

Perry Irwin MV Floats into the Far North Northern Region Acting Assistant Commissioner Paul Taylor will welcome the ‘Perry Irwin’ to Cairns on Monday September 1. This vessel is the latest catamaran in the Queensland Police Service (QPS) Water Police … Continue reading

‘Robocop’ skids into the Far North

Long gone are the days of police attending to a fatal traffic crash and getting out the tape measures to record the evidence at a scene. The Cairns Forensic Crash Unit recently took possession of their Sokkia Robotic Total Station … Continue reading

Mr July kicks off the 2014 – 2015 Far North District Awards

POOTY Winner for July! With the success of the 2013-2014 Police Officer of the Year (POOTY) Awards, the committee has decided to continue with the POOTY awards for 2014-2015. Judging for July was tough and the Rotary Club President Logan … Continue reading

Have you seen missing teen, Steven?

Atherton Police are appealing for information in relation to missing teenager, Steve Allan Bolin , also known as Steve Allan Tolley. Steve, 15, was reported missing last Thursday on August 21. Since that time, Steve has been seen by family … Continue reading

Million dollar Property Crime Squad rewarded for their efforts

The Cairns Property Squad have once again proven their worth in the fight against property crime in the far north. In the 2013-2014 financial year, the squad charged a total of 731 property offenders with 2615 offences and seized property … Continue reading

Intelligence sparks weapon and drug seizures

Knuckle dusters, drugs, utensils, cash and a conducted energy weapon (CEW) disguised as a mobile phone were all part of a haul seized during raids on homes in Cairns and the northern beaches yesterday. Far North District Tactical Crime Squad … Continue reading

Cairns overnight media wrap – Thursday, August 21

Arson charge, Cairns North: Police yesterday charged a 27-year-old North Cairns man as part of an investigation into a suspicious vehicle fire that occurred on January 14. It will be alleged that the man entered an unattended Ford station wagon at … Continue reading

Bike ID cards for OLHOC Bike Bus

Road safety and security are our priority! Wet weather keeps local police busy on our roads so anything local road users can do to stay safe is an added bonus. Our Lady Help of Christian’s College (OLHOC) was presented with a … Continue reading

Awards for Excellence 2014 – Mental Health Co-responder Project

They’ve done it again! Senior Constable Angela Evans and Ms Shelley Wallace (QHealth) graciously accepted the Award for Consumer Focus – Highly Commended on behalf of the QPS and QHealth for the Far Northern District Mental Health Intervention Project (MHIP) … Continue reading

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