South Burnett

Assaults on police officers not tolerated

Police will not tolerate assaults on its members after three officers were assaulted in Townsville last night. Commissioner Ian Stewart said he had had enough of his officers being used as punching bags. “In the lead up to Christmas, we … Continue reading

Statement from Police Commissioner Ian Stewart re officer safety

Commissioner Ian Stewart reiterated today that, “As the Commissioner of the Queensland Police Service, the safety of all police officers throughout the State is and always will be, at the forefront of my mind. “I acknowledge that I am and … Continue reading

When driving consider what may be just below the water

Gympie District Police are urging motorists not to drive through flooded local roads. Gympie District Crime Prevention Coordinator, Senior Constable Llew O’Brien said that aside from the obvious risk of being swept away by a powerful flash flood there is … Continue reading

End of holiday road safety

Gympie motorists are being urged to take care on the roads in the coming week with thousands of people returning from holidays in time for the start of the school year. To this point there has already been 22 fatalities … Continue reading

Weekend round-up – drink driver seven times the legal limit.

Gympie District Police were kept very busy over the weekend performing 781 random breath tests and detecting four drink drivers. Another 80 traffic infringements notices were issued for other offences throughout the police district. Drink Driving – Cherbourg – A … Continue reading

Public appeal for assistance, Kingaroy

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a man they wish to speak to in relation to an incident in the Kingaroy area. The man fled on foot from a residence in Kingaroy this morning. He wasn’t wearing … Continue reading


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Simple steps to stop crime

Summer school holidays will be here again soon, and for many people this means a holiday or visiting family or friends … but summer vacations can also be a prime time for criminals. An empty house is attractive to intruders … Continue reading

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