Reward Increase for 46-Year-Old Cold Case

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The murder of 14-year-old Marilyn Wallman in Mackay in 1972 has received revitalised approach with the reward for information leading to a conviction being increased from $250,000 to $500,000. As one of Queensland’s oldest unsolved murders, the investigation into the murder of 14-year-old Marilyn … [Read more...]

Funds Available for Safety and Crime Prevention

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Local councils and community groups are encouraged to apply for up to $2 million in funding to make the area safer through infrastructure or early intervention crime prevention strategies. The Safer Communities Fund is aimed at enhancing the efforts of local groups to address crime and antisocial … [Read more...]

Charges – Serious Assault, Richmond

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Four men have been charged after another man was allegedly violently assaulted over a half-hour period outside of a licenced premises in Richmond. It will be alleged on August 23 around 11.40pm a fight broke out between a group of men in the bar area of the Goldring Street business. It is … [Read more...]

Police close major ice operation in Mount Isa


Detectives have today charged 16 people with 32 drug offences a year-long operation which focussed on what Police describe as the “ice highway” which they say runs from South West Queensland to the tip of the state and sees quantities of drugs moved into and out of the north via western … [Read more...]

Arrest for Britton cold case murder, Airlie Beach


Cold case homicide detectives have today charged a man with the murder of Dorothy Britton at Airlie Beach in 1996. The 51-year-old Port Neill (South Australia) man and former resident of Airlie Beach was arrested in Brisbane early this afternoon. He was charged with one count of murder and will … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Becomes a Scammers Delight


Hate to seem like a kill joy when it comes to love - BUT the stats are in… Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year that computer scammers love each and every year - and this year the ACCC is warning all of us to be careful about who they ‘friend’ online this Valentine’s Day. Stats show people … [Read more...]

Update: Missing man, Charters Towers


The search for that missing Newcastle man has continued around the Charters Towers area today. Jayden Penno-Tompsett was last seen in the early hours of December 31, 2017 near a roadhouse located on Thompson Street (Flinders Highway) in Charters Towers and has not been seen since. Police hold … [Read more...]

Update, Missing man, Charters Towers


Today two helicopters are assisting Police in their search of the region today for missing man, Jayden Penno-Tompsett. Police are continuing to appeal for information into his whereabouts or sightings people may have had. Sergeant Julie Cooke says Police are conducting a doorknock of … [Read more...]

Pop up Pain – Phishing, Halliday Bay

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There’s a new scam doing the internet rounds. A 71-year- old Halliday Bay resident thought that they had received the deal of their life!  A pop up message was received on their mobile phone allegedly from their phone service provider. The message said that for only $1.60 she could own her … [Read more...]