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Man Dies In Wondai Crash

The Bunya Highway has re-opened to normal traffic following a fatal traffic crash earlier the evening.

Seniors Warned To Watch Out For Scams

Police have warned senior citizens to be more vigilant as con artists become increasingly sophisticated at targeting this often vulnerable demographic.

Woman Hurt In Crash

A 66-year-old Blackbutt woman was transported to Kingaroy Hospital with a broken wrist after a nose-to-tail crash occurred on Tuesday evening on the D’Aguilar Highway at Coolabunia, near the Peterson Drive roadworks.

MP Backs Tougher Penalties
For Assaults On Police Officers

MP Backs Tougher Penalties<br> For Assaults On Police Officers

Police officers in the Nanango electorate – which extends from Kilcoy to Wooroolin and south to Crows Nest – were assaulted more than 430 times during 2010-11.

Police Smash Drug Network

Police Smash Drug Network

Police have closed Phase 2 of “Operation Juliet Tangent”, a year-long investigation into the activities of a significant organised crime group involved in the manufacturing and trafficking of drugs across Queensland.

Publican’s Son Jailed For Selling Drugs

Publican’s Son Jailed For Selling Drugs

A publican’s son who turned to drug dealing after he fell out with his father was sentenced to 18 months’ jail when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court last week.

$400 Fine After Fingerprints
Found On Drugs Glassware

A parolee charged after police allegedly located an illegal drug lab in Kingaroy in January was fined $400 when he re-appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates Court court last Thursday (August 16).

Keep An Eye Out For Snakes

Keep An Eye Out For Snakes

The Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection is warning people to look out for snakes as warmer weather is making the reptiles more active.

‘Operation Barracuda’ On D’Aguilar Hwy

Police detected more than 50 traffic offences during “Operation Barracuda” on the D’Aguilar Highway on Friday night.

Thieves Target Motorists At Home

Queensland drivers are finding their car’s security is most at risk while parked at home, according to RACQ Insurance.

Two Woman Die in Booubyjan Crash

Police are investigating a fatal traffic crash that killed two women this afternoon at Booubyjan.

Stay Away From ‘Boofheads’: Magistrate

Stay Away From ‘Boofheads’: Magistrate

A woman charged under two names with a string of offences had “run off the rails” after her father was murdered, Kingaroy Magistrates Court was told yesterday.

Joyride Ends 15 Years Later

A joyride in a stolen car 15 years ago – when he was just 15 years old – has finally caught up with a local man.

SES Volunteers Train With GPS

SES Volunteers Train With GPS

SES volunteers from across the South Burnett gathered in Nanango last night for a combined training exercise to improve their skills in the use of GPS equipment.

Man Charged With Torture

A man charged with torture after allegedly tossing petrol on his de facto wife, and then walking towards her while flicking a cigarette lighter, was refused bail when he appeared in Kingaroy Magistrates’ Court this morning.

Teenage Girl Charged With Assault

Police have charged a 16-year-old girl after an incident at Cherbourg last night that left a woman with facial injuries.

Crash Blocks D’Aguilar Highway

A 52-year-old man riding a motorcycle was seriously injured in a crash on the D’Aguilar Highway earlier today.

Criminals To Pay Court Levy

Defendants found guilty of offences in the Supreme, District and Magistrates courts will soon have to pay an “offender levy”, regardless of whether a conviction is recorded.

PCYC Enjoys Friday Night Success

PCYC Enjoys Friday Night Success

The South Burnett Police-Citizen Youth Club’s Friday Night Live project looks set to continue into the future following the success of the initial six-month trial.

AGL Chopper To Link Up With NSW Service

AGL Chopper To Link Up With NSW Service

A proposed collaboration between the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter and CareFlight NSW has the potential to improve patient outcomes, increase safety and training for crews, and enhance the delivery of regionally-based helicopter services, according to a spokesman for the Queensland-based service.