Police Launch Road Safety Winter Blitz

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Drivers distracted by mobile phones will be the key target with police today launching its Winter School Holidays traffic blitz across the region. QPS’ Road Policing Command says the three-week campaign, Operation Cold Snap 2017 will see a bigger Police presence on our roads and they’ll be tough … [Read more...]

And Here’s Another Scam

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Here’s a screen shot of a scam Origin Email bill that Police say is doing the rounds across the region. Police say information has been received today that this phishing email has been running hot across the region this week. It’s a phishing email is one designed by a criminal to masquerade as … [Read more...]

Drugs and firearms found during crime bust in Tara

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Detectives from the Toowoomba Major and Organized Crime Squad (Rural) have disrupted an alleged major drug producer from Tara after searching a rural property and seizing $42,000 worth of high grade cannabis. A systematic search of the 40 acre rural allotment was conducted by Detectives with the … [Read more...]

Statement from Police Commissioner Ian Stewart

Senior Constable Brett Forte

“It is with great sadness that I confirm the death of one of our own whilst on duty in the Lockyer Valley today. On behalf of the police family I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Senior Constable Brett Forte. Whilst the full circumstances of … [Read more...]

Investigations into Crash Continue

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Police today will continue to investigate the cause of yesterday’s horrific accident on the Newell Highway outside of Bogabilla that claimed three young lives. Killed were Jack Pink, 19, and his sisters Marina, 17, and Destiny, 15, who Police say were killed instantly as they drove in two of … [Read more...]

Unlawful wounding investigation, Goondiwindi

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For the second weekend in a row Police have been called to a violent crime in Goondiwindi. This time a woman has sustained critical injuries. Police are investigating after a woman was unlawfully wounded in Goondiwindi early Sunday morning. Initial investigations suggest around 6.10am … [Read more...]

Man Charged Over Weekend Break In and Assault

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Detectives have charged a man following a violent burglary that occurred yesterday morning in Goondiwindi. The 24-year-old Goondiwindi man will appear in Warwick Magistrates Court today, charged with one count each of enter dwelling with intent, robbery and deprivation of liberty. Police … [Read more...]

Police Urge Vigilance

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Police are warning of the resurgence of a scam targeting Queensland residents which has resulted in a Queensland victim losing $20,000. The scam involves a call to the resident’s home telephone from a telecommunications provider. The caller appears very demanding, advising the resident their … [Read more...]

The “can you hear me?” Phone Scam

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The word is out from Police - If you get a phone call and someone asks the question: “Can you Hear Me” DON’T SAY this word: “Yes”. It seems the world-wide phone scam known as the “can you hear me?” con that is doing the rounds in Our Towns. The scam, according to Senior Constable Steve … [Read more...]