Thursday, June 6, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

On the beat

A series of break-ins have occurred and locals have been urged to contact police with any additional information regarding the incidents.

May 23 - Four Teens Caught Following South Mackay Break In
Around 11.20pm on May 23, it is alleged that four people were observed entering a fenced complex on Milton Street and breaking into a caretakers shed.
Police were contacted and promptly attended the scene.
It is alleged that the officers sighted the four people driving a Kawasaki buggy out of the shed before exiting the vehicle and running on foot onto nearby Meero Street in South Mackay.
A police dog and handler were deployed and with the assistance of police, all four people were found and arrested.
A 14-year-old North Mackay boy, a 15-year-old Ooralea boy, a 15-year-old South Mackay boy and a 13-year-old Beaconsfield boy will all be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act.
May 29 - Two Vehicles Stolen From Sarina Beach

Police have been investigating a break in of a business on Sarina Beach occurring between 3.30pm on May 28 and 5.45am on May 29.
It is alleged offenders have stolen 2 vehicles along with multiple car keys.
The intruders have gained entry to the building and located the vehicle keys.
A large hole was cut in the wire fencing where the intruders have driven the vehicles out of the yard.

June 2 - Break And Enter Appeal In Bucasia
Police are investigating a break and enter at a business at Downie Avenue on June 2.
Initial investigations indicate at around 3.10am on June 2, an unknown vehicle rammed the front roller door of a business causing significant damage to the front entrance and gaining entry to the inside of the business.
Police are appealing for any information, dashcam or CCTV footage between 2.30-3.30am on June 2 at Downie Avenue to contact Mackay Northern Beaches Police Station on 07 4969 7666.
Investigations are ongoing.

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