Weekly Police report

Police have praised another quiet week in crime again with no property crime to speak of in the last seven days.

On Monday night a 59-year-old Charters Towers man was intercepted by police on Norman Dungavell Dr and charged with possessing a dangerous drug, namely methamphetamine.

The man was stopped by police after checks found the car the be unregistered and uninsured, police later found him to also be driving on a disqualified license.

The plates on the vehicle were also false.

He was charged with driving unregistered, uninsured and unlicensed as well as possession and will face Charters Towers Magistrates court on June 27.


A number of people were caught driving over the limit this week with hefty fines and suspensions possibly to follow.

A 28-year-old Charters Towers man was pulled over driving a Holden utilitiy on Mary St early Saturday morning.

He returned a blood alcohol reading of 0.125, two and a half times the legal limit.

He’ll appear in Charters Towers Magistrate Court on June 27.

A 21-year-old Hughenden man was also intercepted earlier the previous night driving along Gill St.

The man had a reading of 0.076.

That afternoon a 38-year-old Charters Towers male was caught after having a few afternoon drinks on York St.

The Holden driver blew 0.059, just over the legal limit.

They will both appear on June 13.


A local woman has been fined for partying a little too hard, a little too late and a little too loud.

The 18-year-old was holding a party at her Hodkinson St address and was warned by police earlier in the night to reduce the noise level.

A 3:40am visit by police for another noise complaint resulted in a $235 fine for the teen for contravening an earlier noise abatement notice.

Hodkinson St residents may be sleeping easier this weekend.