Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

On The Beat

Domestic Violence

On August 8, a 37-year-old Mackay woman was arrested and charged with two counts of breaching a protection order and one count of common assault in relation to actions she took against a person’s neighbour. She will appear in court.

On August 11 at about 11pm, a 43-year-old Brisbane man was arrested for breaching a protection order and public nuisance offences within a safe night precinct due to his behaviour towards another person.

Grievous Bodily Harm

A 21-year-old Cannonvale man has been arrested for an alleged assault on August 14.

The alleged attack occurred at 3.10am on August 14, when the 21-year-old approached a 23-year-old Bungalow man.

The Bungalow man sustained life threatening injuries and was airlifted to Townsville, where he remains in a serious condition.

The 21-year-old has been charged with grievous bodily harm and appeared in Bowen Magistrates Court earlier this week.

Search Warrant

On August 12, police executed a search warrant on a Cannonvale address.

Police allege they located a large quantity of dangerous drugs including cocaine, amphetamines, ketamine, MDMA, GHB, as well as cannabis and cannabis plants. Police also located a replica handgun.

The 34-year-old male resident was arrested for drug offences and will appear in court.

Car Theft

On the evening of August 12, a white 2004 model Toyota Landcruiser was stolen from a large rural property on the Bruce Highway in Guthalungra.

The registration number for the vehicle is 455 CY6.


A 22-year-old Cannonvale man was arrested and charged after entering a unit on Maeva Street property in Jubilee Pocket.

It is alleged the male entered the unit complex at about 3.25am and attempted to open to a door, then entered the unit’s gated courtyard and sat at the outdoor table. He will appear before the Proserpine Magistrates Court.

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