Weekly Police Report April 26


All the police news from the past seven day.

A 31-year-old Charters Towers man is in Townsville Hospital with suspected spinal injuries after his Nissan Patrol hit a three trailer road train at 8pm last night.

The man’s ute was travelling north on the Gregory Developmental Road out of Charters Towers when he collided with the rear trailer of the road train.

He was transported to Charters Towers hospital before being transported to Townsville for a CT scan.

The man alleges the truck driver pulled out of a driveway in front of him, crossing the road to head south into town.

It is unknown whether speed was a factor in the crash.

The 44-year-old truck driver was uninjured in the accident and walked away.

The Nissan was a write-off, suffering significant damage to the front of the vehicle.

The smash closed the road in both directions for approximately two hours.

Police investigations are ongoing.


Police are continuing to investigate an alleged assault occasioning bodily harm case at a Boundary st home on Friday afternoon.

At approximately 4pm it is alleged two males attempted to gain access to the property via a gate.

One of the men pushed the gate into the 53-year-old woman causing a significant stomach laceration.

The suspects fled the scene before police arrived but police are conducting inquiries into the whereabouts of three persons of interest.


A 22-year-old Rockhampton man had a coupleĀ of run-ins with police over the week which his wallet may regret.

The man was issued an infringement notice on Thursday night after being evicted from a Mossman st licensed premises.

After being removed by security the man began to threaten two men across the road, asking to fight.

Police later located him a short distance away on Gill st.

He was charged with public nuisance and fined.

The following day the same man was intercepted by police following a string of complaints the he was shouting and swearing the the middle of the road.

He was issued a second public nuisance notice and also fined.


Between 10pm on Saturday and 11:45am on Sunday an unknown offender broke into a Stubley st residence in Richmond Hill.

The offender broke open a back door to gain access to the house before leaving via the same point.

It’s unknown if any property was stolen.

Investigations are continuing.


A 25-year-old Charters Towers woman will face court after blowing more than three times the legal limit.

The woman was intercepted on Armstrong rd at 1:30am on Thursday in a routine traffic stop.

Her breath test analyses returned a reading of .156 placing her in the high-range drink driving category.

She will appear in Charters Towers Magistrate Court on May 16.