September 6, 2021

Kingaroy police are investigating the theft of a Toyota sedan from Thorn Street in Kingaroy on August 31.

The vehicle was located the same day at Cherbourg.

Police are also investigating the theft of a pair of Birkenstock shoes from outside a house in Thorn Street the same day.

Officer-in-charge of Kingaroy Police, Senior Sergeant David Tierney, said the owner disturbed a man near their front door.

The thief – described as in his mid-20s, dark, of average height and slim build – grabbed the shoes before riding off on a purple metallic-coloured BMX bike.

He was wearing jeans, a black shirt and a cap.

Investigations into both incidents are continuing.

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Traffic

  • About 8:00am on August 30, police intercepted a 23-year-old Memerambi woman driving a Suzuki on Kefford Street after her vehicle’s speed was recorded at 85km/h in 50km/h zone. The woman will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on September 27 charged with speeding and unlicensed driving.
  • At 10:24am the same day, police stopped a Holden on the Bunya Highway. The driver, a 33-year-old Toowoomba woman will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on September 27 charged with unlicensed driving.
  • About 30 minutes later, police stopped a Jaguar sedan being driven by a 49-year-old Wondai man on the Bunya Highway. He allegedly returned a positive sample to a roadside drug test and will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on October 25 charged with drug-driving.

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Drugs

  • A 26-year-old Memerambi man will appear in Kingaroy Magistrates Court on September 27 charged with possessing drugs and drug utensils after police searched a house in King Street, Kingaroy, on September 4. They allegedly located a small quantity of cannabis and a drug utensil.

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