Road Safety Week

road safety week

Communities, schools and workplaces across the State are being encouraged to take part in this years’ Queensland Road Safety Week. The week will run from August 21-25 and information Kits and packs are now available. ‘Speaking up for road safety’ is the focus and Police say it’s an opportunity … [Read more...]

Stolen cattle, Toowoomba

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The Toowoomba Major and Organised Crime Squad (MOCS) is appealing for information regarding four cattle stolen from a Kurumbul property last month. The four Santa Gertrudis, Droughtmaster and Charolais cross bullocks were reported stolen from the Kildonan Road property between July 10 and … [Read more...]

Road Safety Heads Up

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With the Tara Festival of Culture and Camel Races set to get underway this coming weekend local Police are urging a bit of common sense and caution on the roads.   Sergeant Greg Finucane says the festival sees many visitors to the Tara area.   “Drivers are reminded to drive … [Read more...]

Region in Mourning

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Longreach is a region in mourning today, as tributes continue to flow to the Walker family following the tragic drowning on Monday of toddler, 2-year- old Willow Walker.   The little girl drowned on Monday afternoon after falling into a tank at the families Camden Park … [Read more...]

Weapons and Drugs Discovered

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A 70- year-old man and five others have been charged with a raft of offences following a series of raids in the Tara, Condamine, Miles and Wandoan areas in the past week. The charges relate to the discovery of thousands of AK-47 rounds, a cache of unregistered weapons and dangerous drugs. The … [Read more...]

Police Launch Road Safety Winter Blitz

Driver Phone use

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...]