Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

On The Beat

Stolen Car Recovered

A Mitsubishi Triton was stolen from an address north of Proserpine on August 20.

The Triton was later found abandoned on Leichardt Street in Bowen, on the same day.

Police continue their investigations.

Drink Drivers

Whitsunday Police have intercepted 13 drink drivers across the last week, including a 34-year-old Sydney man who returned 0.16 per cent alcohol breath test on Hamilton Island, on the morning of Sunday August 20.

Also on Hamilton Island, a 37-year-old Sydney man was charged with four offences, including contravening a police requirement, obstructing police, and two counts of failing to supply breath specimen.

A 51-year-old Proserpine woman was issued with a notice to appear in court, following an incident on the evening of August 18.

The woman was intercepted after she was spotted missing a corner on Anzac Road and almost crashing into a pool area.

She returned an alcohol reading on 0.209 per cent.

Snake Bite

Bowen – snake bite

Paramedics transported a stable female in her 20s to Bowen Hospital following a reported snake bite on Powell Street at 11.07pm, on Monday August 21.

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