Closure of Operation Oscar Moonglow

A 78-year-old man has been taken into custody yesterday in Sapphire and has since been charged with over 130 offences including 61 counts of indecent treatment of a child under 16, 53 counts of rape and three of assault occasioning bodily harm.police-in-uniform

The arrest brings to an end a Police Operation which has been investigating the complaints.

Detectives from the Child Trauma and Sexual Crime Unit arrested and charged the man yesterday following investigations into a range of alleged historical sexual offences over two decades.

The alleged incidents occurred around North Queensland.

He is due to appear in the Rockhampton Magistrates Court today.