June 14, 2022
Police are investigating a string of thefts – including two vehicles – which have occurred across the region in the past week.
The first vehicle was stolen from Murgon and located a few days later at Glan Devon.
A Murgon police spokesperson said that between 7:00pm on June 5 and 5:45am on June 6, thieves stole a spare set of ignition keys from a work bag at a Cobb Street address.
They then drove off in the victim’s vehicle.
The second vehicle was stolen between 8:30pm on June 9 and 5:30am on June 10 from Burns Road at Wondai.
The thieves gained entry to the residence through a rear sliding door to steal the vehicle keys.
The vehicle was later located in Darra.
Between 7:00pm on June 5 and 3:30pm on June 6, thieves forced opened the front door of a house in Paul Holznagel Road at Barlil.
They stole a television and sound bar from the lounge room, and moved a pushbike from the main bedroom to outside the house.
Between 9:00am and 11:40am on June 9, a resident returning to their home in Hill Street, Tingoora, found the back door had been kicked in and the lock smashed.
The resident then spotted a boy standing in the living room near the front door. The victim confronted the boy who then ran off down the hill.
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Police after investigating an incident on Sunday afternoon which left a Murgon business with some expensive repairs.
About 2:15pm, four youths attended the Lamb Street business.
While there, one kicked a hole in a fibro wall of the adjacent building. Another then kicked a hole in the wall next to the first one.
The group has then walked out and on the way, kicked a timber slat that ran from the floor to the ground. They then kicked and snapped another nine timber slats.
Anyone with information should call Policelink on 13-14-44 or Crimestoppers on 1800-333-000.
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- A driver has been fined $643 – and lost six points – after police pulled over a vehicle allegedly doing 136km/h in a 100km/h zone at 3:53pm on June 8 on Chinchilla-Wondai Road at Cushnie.
- A 36-year-old Wondai man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on July 5 charged with unlicensed driving (repeat offender) after police stopped a vehicle about midnight on June 10 on Greenview Road, Wondai. The vehicle’s plates were also confiscated for 90 days.
- A 48-year-old Bundamba man will appear in Murgon Magistrates Court on August 19 charged with drug-driving after police stopped a vehicle on the Bunya Highway in Murgon at 10:52am on June 6.
- A 49-year-old Cherbourg woman was issued with two tickets after police intercepted a vehicle on Lamb Street, Murgon, about 11:50am on June 6. Police allege the vehicle was unregistered and uninsured.