Charters Towers Regional Report March 17

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This week's Charters Towers Regional Report. Detecting drug drivers has become much easier, all the build up to this weekend's election and the Towers Players club bring back a classic. All this plus more, take a look! Charter Towers RR - wk3 March 2016 from Plus More News on Vimeo. … [Read more...]

Weekly Police Report


The crime wrap from around the Charters Towers region this week. A 31-year-old Townsville man has been remanded in custody after facing the Townsville Magistrates Court yesterday for a string of offences. The offender stole a vehicle from an 84-year-old Kirwan man's home late Friday … [Read more...]

Missing persons


Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate two men and a boy, believed to be missing between Richmond and Townsville. 51-year-old David Hickmott, and his two sons, 18-year-old Brodie and his 16-year-old brother (pictured) were due to return to Townsville from a prospecting trip on … [Read more...]

Huge drug bust


A joint Australian Border Protection and Queensland Police Service operation uncovered a massive drug operation in Kirwan last week. Approximately 6100 ecstasy tablets, $60,000 cash, five kilograms of 'high quality' cannabis and 37g of methamphetamine were seized by officers. The drugs have an … [Read more...]

A new checklist for Christmas travellers


Going out of town? Leaving your home empty? Driving long distances? If this sounds something like you this Christmas, there's a list you need to be checking twice - but this one is not about who has been naughty or nice! Amongst the excitement of travel, presents, family and christmas … [Read more...]