Police have confirmed the following incidences occurred throughout the Goondiwindi region over the past week.
On the 4th August Goondiwindi Police attended a location on Herbert Street where they two males aged 23 and 24 were in the street swearing and arguing at one another. Police had to intervene and subsequently the two males from Goondiwindi were issued with infringement notices for Public Nuisance.
On the 6th August Goondiwindi Police attended a single vehicle traffic crash on Polo Road Goondiwindi. The two persons in the vehicle were not injured but taken to Goondiwindi Hospital for precaution. The driver of the vehicle returned a negative alcohol test.
7th August, Goondiwindi Police attended a property on the Gore Highway where a property owner had located a trailer whilst mustering his cattle. Goondiwindi Police believe that the trailer had been stolen from NSW some time ago and arrangements have been made for the informant and owner of the trailer to collect it.
8th August, Goondiwindi Road Policing Unit intercepted a vehicle on Marshall Street Goondiwindi. A 32 year old female from Goondiwindi returned a positive road side drug test and had her licence immediately suspended as a result of this positive test.
Goondiwindi Police have charged a 15 year old male from Toomelah with a total of 12 offences including 4 charges relating to break and enter offences, 4 charges for unauthorised use of motor vehicle, 2 charges for enter premise and 2 stealing offences. The juvenile will be dealt with under the Juvenile Justice Act.
Also, A 24 year old male from Toomelah was also charged with offences that occurred in the Goondiwindi area. The 24 year old male was charged with 4 break and enter offences, 4 unauthorised use of motor vehicle, 2 enter premise and 2 stealing offences. The male has not been given a court date as he is currently being dealt with by authorities in New South Wales.
Goondiwindi Police wish to urge persons in the Goondiwindi area to lock their vehicles and homes. Officer in Charge, Senior Sergeant McIntosh has stated that of recent unauthorised use of motor vehicle, three-quarters of the vehicles that have been stolen have had the keys in the vehicle. McIntosh states that if people get into the habit of locking their vehicles and keeping their keys in a safe location, we minimise the amount of opportunistic offences from happening.