Police and Emergency Services Kept Busy


There’s been a very lucky escape for four people off Wellington Point after the catamaran they were in capsized. Police say all four, 2 adults and 2 children, are extremely lucky to have caped unharmed as none of the occupants were wearing life jackets at the time of the accident. Police are … [Read more...]

Pair Charged with Drug Offences


Detectives from Charters Towers Criminal Investigation Branch have charged a man and woman with multiple drug related offences as part of an ongoing operation. The 54-year-old man and 55-year-old woman were arrested and charged following the execution of search warrants by detectives, uniformed … [Read more...]

Missing man, Charters Towers

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Police have released CCTV images of a 22-year-old man reported missing from the Charters Towers area on January 3, as they continue to appeal for public assistance to help locate him. The air and ground search for Jayden Penno-Tompsett was scaled back yesterday afternoon after it failed to … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Missing man, Charters Towers

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Police have now commenced a ground and air search for that 22-year-old Newcastle man reported missing in the Charters Towers area on January 3. Jayden Penno-Tompsett (pictured) was last seen in the early hours of December 31, 2017 in the vicinity of a roadhouse located on Thompson Street … [Read more...]

What’s Your “Plan B’ this Festive Season?


Queensland drivers are being asked to have a ‘Plan B’ ready as they celebrate the festive season. The new Christmas safety campaign highlights the dangers of drinking and driving and an increased presence of random breath testing operations. Transport Minister Mark Bailey says sadly, we have … [Read more...]

PD Astro and PD Quinn Ready for Retirement

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It’s been a big career- but for two of the Police Services most loyal, it’s retirement time. After illustrious careers with the Queensland Police Service, Police Dog Astro and Police Dog Quinn hang up their harnesses and prepare to live out their retirement in style. At six years old, PD … [Read more...]

Christmas Road Safety Campaign Begins

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You may notice more police on Queensland’s roads in the coming days. That’s because the QPS’s annual Christmas Road Safety Campaign commences tomorrow-Friday December 8th. Police are urging drivers to remain vigilant on the road and to keep the Fatal Five in mind when driving. These are: … [Read more...]