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Woman ‘Five Times Over Limit’

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May 22, 2019

A 42-year-old Kingaroy woman was allegedly more than five times over the legal limit when police found her sitting in her Ford sedan last week.

Police were called to a disturbance in Keith Shaw Drive in Kingaroy at 9:45pm on May 14.

When they breath-tested the woman she allegedly blew 0.266 BAC.

She will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on June 10 to face one count of being in charge of a vehicle while under the influence.

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A thief removed a set of 4WD keys from the rear shed of a home in Haly Street, Kingaroy, about 2:15am on May 18.

The offender entered via a roller door, took the keys and then drove off in a silver Toyota LandCruiser.

Investigations are continuing.

Anyone who has seen the vehicle should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800-333-000.


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  • A 30-year-old Kingaroy man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on June 17 charged with failing to properly dispose of needle and syringe after police stopped him on the corner of Albert and Doonkuna streets, Kingaroy, at 7:55am on May 13. Police allegedly located a hypodermic syringe and needle in his backpack.
  • A 36-year-old Kingaroy man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on June 3 charged with possessing drug utensils after police searched a house in Jubilee Street on May 14.
  • A 26-year-old Kingaroy man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on June 17 charged with possessing dangerous drugs after police pulled over his Holden sedan in Alford Street, Kingaroy, at 12:10pm on May 16. A search allegedly located a small quantity of cannabis.
  • Three people will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on June 17 after police searched an address in Buckingham Street on May 16. A 24-year-old Kingaroy man was charged with obstructing police;  a 35-year-old Kingaroy man was charged with drug possession; and a 26-year-old Lowood woman was also charged. All three were also charged with possessing property suspected of being used in drug offence.

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Fuel Drive-Offs

Police are investigating four recent fuel drive-offs in Kingaroy:

  • May 14, 10:50am – Petrol to the value of $20 from a business in Kingaroy Street.
  • May 14 at 4:00pm – A thief filled up a Mitsubishi sedan and jerry cans from a Youngman Street business.
  • May 18, 2:05am – A man travelling in a Ford Falcon utility pumped $65 worth of fuel into his vehicle and drove off from a Youngman Street business.
  • May 19, 2:20am – $171.55 worth of fuel  was pumped into a Toyota LandCruiser stationwagon at a Youngman Street business.

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Investigations are continuing into several property offences:

  • May 12 at 7:50pm – A man punched a wall in a King Street business, causing damage.
  • May 14 at 12:35pm – A man entered an Alford Street business and removed a box of small security cameras and an inflatable air mattress before leaving without paying.
  • May 14 – An unknown offender has stolen the hubcaps off of a Mazda sedan parked in a car park in Youngman Street.
  • Between May 15-16 – A thief entered a home in Martin Place, Kingaroy, and stole cash.

A 46-year-old Coverty woman will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on June 10 charged with stealing after she allegedly attempted to leave a business in Alford Street, Kingaroy, on May 16 with $174 worth of goods without paying.

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  • A 25-year-old Nanango man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on June 3 charged with driving while disqualified after police pulled over his Toyota hatchback on the corner of Haly and Youngman streets, Kingaroy, at 10:50pm on May 14.
  • A 30-year-old Kingaroy woman will appear in Nanango Magistrates Court on July 24 charged with drug driving and unlicensed driving after police stopped her Holden hatchback in Markwell Street, Kingaroy, at 11:30am on May 16.
  • A 40-year-old Kingaroy man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on July 1 charged with drug driving after a roadside drug test in Haly Street, Kingaroy, at 3:45pm on May 17.

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Officers from Kingaroy responded to a variety of incidents between May 13-19 including drug, traffic, and property-related offences. During this period police also attended nine calls related to domestic violence incidents, issued 22 infringement notices for life-endangering traffic offences and performed 17 roadside breath tests.

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