WRAP: Crime wrap from the Lockyer and Somerset. PHOTO: File image.
WRAP: Crime wrap from the Lockyer and Somerset. PHOTO: File image.

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.


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.