Toowoomba Shooting Sequel

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A 23-year-old man will appear in Toowoomba Magistrates Court today facing charges in the wake of that shooting at Rangeville on Wednesday morning. His arrest follows a dramatic Police chase through the streets of Toowoomba. The man is charged with attempted murder, possession of a category … [Read more...]

Weapons and Drugs Discovered

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A 70- year-old man and five others have been charged with a raft of offences following a series of raids in the Tara, Condamine, Miles and Wandoan areas in the past week. The charges relate to the discovery of thousands of AK-47 rounds, a cache of unregistered weapons and dangerous drugs. The … [Read more...]

Police Launch Road Safety Winter Blitz

Driver Phone use

Drivers distracted by mobile phones will be the key target with police today launching its Winter School Holidays traffic blitz across the region. QPS’ Road Policing Command says the three-week campaign, Operation Cold Snap 2017 will see a bigger Police presence on our roads and they’ll be tough … [Read more...]

Operation Papa Keeper Stops Crime

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Detectives from Charleville, Roma, Dalby, Murgon, Toowoomba, Kingaroy and St George Child Protection and Investigation Branches and St George Criminal Investigation Branch came together this month in a blitz directed at targeting offences against children. Operation Papa Keeper swept through the … [Read more...]

Drugs and firearms found during crime bust in Tara

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Detectives from the Toowoomba Major and Organized Crime Squad (Rural) have disrupted an alleged major drug producer from Tara after searching a rural property and seizing $42,000 worth of high grade cannabis. A systematic search of the 40 acre rural allotment was conducted by Detectives with the … [Read more...]

Statement from Police Commissioner Ian Stewart

Senior Constable Brett Forte

“It is with great sadness that I confirm the death of one of our own whilst on duty in the Lockyer Valley today. On behalf of the police family I wish to extend my heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Senior Constable Brett Forte. Whilst the full circumstances of … [Read more...]

Police Urge Vigilance

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Police are warning of the resurgence of a scam targeting Queensland residents which has resulted in a Queensland victim losing $20,000. The scam involves a call to the resident’s home telephone from a telecommunications provider. The caller appears very demanding, advising the resident their … [Read more...]

The “can you hear me?” Phone Scam

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The word is out from Police - If you get a phone call and someone asks the question: “Can you Hear Me” DON’T SAY this word: “Yes”. It seems the world-wide phone scam known as the “can you hear me?” con that is doing the rounds in Our Towns. The scam, according to Senior Constable Steve … [Read more...]

Animal Movement Records Reminder

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Event time has rolled around in the South West regions and Police are reminding those attending events (camp drafts, rodeos, barrel races etc.) that they must ensure that movements forms are completed and lodged correctly. Sergeant Glen Arrold says every time a horse (or other designated animal) … [Read more...]