June 7, 2022

Police are investigating the theft of the same car twice – presumably by the same person – within two days in Cherbourg.

About 10:00pm on June 4, thieves entered a house in Bell Street and took a set of car keys.

They then stole a vehicle parked in the carport.

It was located the following day in nearby Fisher Street, but the stolen keys were still missing.

About 7:10pm the next night, police will allege the thief went back to the Bell Street address and took the same car again, using the keys previously stolen.

It was then driven around Cherbourg at speed for about 15 minutes before crashing into the front fence of a house in Barber Street.

The driver then fled on foot.

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Property

  • Between midnight on June 3 and midnight on June 4, a security screen was removed from a house in Peroone Street, Wondai, and someone entered through a bedroom window. It appears no property was stolen. No one was home at the time of the incident. Investigations are continuing.
  • Between about 9:20pm and 9:40pm on June 4, would-be thieves approached a home in Gore Street, Murgon, where they attempted to open a garage door. They were startled by neighbourhood dogs barking and ran away.
  • About 4:40pm on May 30, a man attended a business in Lamb Street, Murgon, and allegedly stole a quantity of meat. A 30-year-old Cherbourg man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on June 21.

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Drugs

  • A 36-year-old Boondooma man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on July 5 with possessing drugs and a drug utensil after police searched a Mundubbera-Durong Road, Boondooma, property on June 3. Police allegedly located cannabis and drug utensils.
  • About 3:20pm on May 30, police attended a Macalister Street, Murgon, address in relation to a disturbance. Police will allege they located a quantity of cannabis and a drug utensil. A 50-year-old Murgon man was charged with possessing drugs and a drug utensil and will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on June 21.

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Traffic

  • A young driver has been issued with fines totalling $495 and lost five points after his vehicle was pulled over by police on Chinchilla-Wondai Road near Durong on June 1. Police allege the 19-year-old Jandowae man was doing 114km/h in a 100km/h zone ($275 fine and 3 points) and was failing to display clearly legible green P Plates ($220 fine and 2 points).
  • About 3:25pm the same day, another driver was stopped and fined on Chinchilla-Wondai Road, this time at Ballogie. Police will allege the driver was doing 137km/h in a 100km/h zone ($643 fine and 6 points).
  • A 20-year-old Boondooma man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on June 21 charged with drink-driving (0.083 BAC) after police stopped his vehicle on June 5 on Chinchilla-Wondai Road at Durong.
  • Police are investigating an incident which occurred about 1:00pm on June 2 in Lamb Street, Murgon. Two vehicles were parked in adjacent car parks, when it is alleged one reversed into the rear side of the other, causing damage. The vehicle then accelerated heavily and drove away along Lamb Street.
  • About 12:15am on May 30, a vehicle without headlights was stopped on Krebs Street, Murgon, by police. A 50-year-old Cherbourg man was issued with a $137 fine (1 point) for driving a vehicle at night without required lights operating and visible.

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