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Speeding Driver Fined $1245

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Police say the driver was spotted doing 163km/h on the D’Aguilar Highway (Photo: QPS)

August 6, 2019

A 20-year-old Yarraman man has been fined $1245 and lost his licence for six months after he was pulled over for speeding on the D’Aguilar Highway on Sunday morning.

Officer-in-charge of Kingaroy Police, Senior Sergeant Dave Tierney, said police were on patrol at 7:50am when they spotted the red Holden Commodore.

Radar captured the vehicle travelling at 163km/h in a 100lm/h zone.

The driver was issued with an infringement notice for exceeding the speed limit by 40km/h ($1245 fine) and lost eight demerit points.

As the incident was a Type 2 offence, his driver’s licence was also disqualified for six months.

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A 31-year-old Kingaroy woman will appear in the Kingaroy Magistrates Court on September 16 charged with drug driving after police pulled over her Kia hatchback in Avoca Street, Kingaroy, about 5:00pm on Saturday.

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  • A 20-year-old Inverlaw man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on August 19 charged with possession of drug utensils after police visited a residence in Woodalls Road, Inverlaw, on July 29 in relation to another matter.
  • A 27-year-old Wooroolin woman will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on August 19 charged with possession of drug utensils after police pulled over a Holden sedan in Haly Street, Kingaroy, at 1:45am on July 29.
  • Two people will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on September 2 after police stopped a Holden sedan in Kingaroy Street, Kingaroy, at 12:30am on August 4. A 27-year-old Kallangur woman will face a charge of possessing drug utensils and a 23-year-old Runnymede man has been charged with possessing a knife in a public place.

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Thieves forced a front door open to break into a unit in Edward Street, Kingaroy, on Sunday while the occupant was asleep.

The incident occurred at some time between 2:00am and noon.

Personal property and an iPhone was stolen.

Investigations are continuing.

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Kingaroy police responded to a variety of incidents between July 29 and August 4 including drug, traffic, and property-related offences. They also attended three calls related to domestic violence, issued 58 infringement notices for life-endangering traffic offences and performed 67 roadside breath tests.

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