CRIME WRAP: Break-ins, copper theft and drink-driving
DESPITE the coronavirus, the region’s police have been kept on their toes across the region.
Here’s what has been keeping the officers busy on the beat.
BREAK AND ENTER
A 13-year-old boy from Cherbourg has been arrested in relation to numerous offences, including the break and enter of a licensed premises in Toogoolawah on March 11.
Gatton CIB detectives have arrested a 25-year-old Gatton man and will allege he stole copper from an Allan St address. The man was charged with one stealing offence.
A blue Triumph Thunderbird with the registration 758QG has been stolen from a Karina St address in Placid Hills.
Gatton police reported a break and enter at the address between 11am and 12.30pm.
Unknown offenders have smashed the rear window of a vehicle in Gatton.
The wilful damage happened to a white Mitsubishi Magna station wagon on Spencer St.
A 36-year-old Toogoolawah man will front court for driving under the influence of alcohol.
A sample of blood was taken from the man during a traffic crash at the intersection of the Brisbane Valley Highway and Old Mount Beppo Rd on March 9.
Police allege the man’s blood alcohol reading at the time was 0.245.
A Toowong man, 22, will appear in court for a high-end speed offence in Toogoolawah.
Police detected the man driving at 106km/h in a 60km/h zone.
Esk police are requesting information after a scooter was taken from the Esk skatepark on March 24. Any information is appreciated, and can be given by calling the station on 5424 1100.