Wednesday, June 19, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

ON THE BEAT Property And Theft Charges Made In Tieri And Dysart

Detectives have charged two Dysart men for copper theft and equipment damage at a Tieri mine, totalling over $500,000 in losses.

The 57-year-old faces multiple charges, including receiving tainted property and drug production, while the 43-year-old was charged with theft.

Detective Sergeant Sheldon Livingstone emphasises ongoing investigations and urges community support in combating property crimes in Moranbah.

Both await trial at Moranbah Magistrates Court.

10-Day Blitz Leads To Knife Charge

During a multi-level operation in Mackay, a 20-year-old Beaconsfield woman was charged for carrying a flick knife in breach of Jack's Law.

The 10-day blitz aimed to enhance community safety by detecting and confiscating dangerous weapons. Police engaged with 237 individuals, educating them about weapon laws.

The woman was apprehended on Wood Street during the operation and is scheduled to appear in Mackay Magistrates Court on July 1.

Police will continue to conduct wanding operations in Safe Night Precincts to combat criminal activities and ensure public safety.

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