Cairns overnight media wrap – November 26

Youths charged over burglary, Manoora: Police investigating the theft of property from a Ronto Close residence at Manoora located the alleged offenders and recovered stolen property within hours of the offence occurring. Two male youths aged 16 and 14, both … Continue reading

Vehicle Watch – November 24

Police advise that residents should secure their home and vehicle to avoid opportunistic thefts. Hiding car keys and valuables will make it difficult for offenders to steal your vehicle and other property.  Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a number … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Traffic Tip – Keep Left Unless Overtaking

  Read the signs and do us all a favour – Keep Left! All motorists should adhere to all road signs and do their bit to ensure traffic flows smoothly and drivers do the right thing. Impatient drivers often are … Continue reading

A ‘Tipple’ leads to ‘Tip Outs’

Yep, 2,570 litres of alcohol were tipped out just this year! Northern Region Acting Assistant Commissioner Paul Taylor pointed out to local media the volume of alcohol which has been tipped out by local police under our ‘tip out’ powers. … Continue reading

Child Protection Detective nets the October POOTY win

October Winner from Cairns Nominations for the 2014-2015 Far North District Police Officer of the Year (POOTY) continue to remain high with past winners, Senior Constable Michael Selfe, Constable Sly Lidicky and Senior Sergeant Jamie Horn announced as monthly winners … Continue reading

Beat officers test their jungle skills

With their survival kits in hand, Adopt-a-Cops Constable Michael Dunstan and Acting Senior Constable Dan McEntee from Mooroobool Police Beat headed into the depths of the jungle to put their physical, mental and survival skills to the test on Tuesday. … Continue reading

Do you recognise this person?

Theft, Sheridan Street, Cairns North: Police are investigating the theft of a large amount of diesel fuel from a Sheridan Street petrol station around 1.25pm yesterday. A man believed to be aged in his 30’s pumped a large quantity of … Continue reading

Make your party one to remember for the right reasons

As school starts to wind up and 2014 Christmas parties get under-way, it’s time for a reminder about your responsibilities as the host or organiser of a party. You are responsible for ensuring that your guests are ‘Party Safe’. Have a party that … Continue reading

International Men’s Day celebrating Positive Male Role Models

Today is International Men’s Day which focuses on men’s and boy’s health, keeping men and boys safe from harm, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality and highlighting positive male role models. ‘Positive Male Role Models’ is the theme for this years … Continue reading

Cyclone season: what’s your WHAT-IF PLAN?

What’s your What-If Plan? Tropical cyclones in the Queensland region mostly form from lows within the monsoon trough, between November and April. Residents and tourists alike are urged to GET READY, BE PREPARED and ensure you have the following: STEP … Continue reading

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