News

Coast detectives arrest 10 people in a month

SUNSHINE Coast detectives have arrested 10 people in the past month for robbery offences, including an armed robbery committed in June.

Two Brisbane men, a 23 and 22-year-old, were the most recent offenders to be charged yesterday.

The men were charged with the armed robbery of the Bowman Rd Service Station at Caloundra on June 10.

Police alleged a man armed with a knife entered the service station and threatened the attendant and demanded cash at 10am.

On receiving a sum of the cash, the man fled to a waiting vehicle where the co-offender was waiting.

Both men are in custody and are due to appear before the Caloundra Magistrates Court on January 9, 2013.

Sunshine Coast District CIB Officer in Charge Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Edwards said officers had made 10 arrests for people aged 15-29 in relation to a number of robbery related crimes committed in the North coast region.

"This is not only a reassuring message for the victims of a crime that the perpetrators have been arrested for the crime, but the message that if you do the crime you will do the time," Det Snr Sgt Edwards said.

"It's only a matter of time,"

Topics:  detectives, robbery, sunshine coast




Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Back to basics for Springborg after leadership loss

LEADERSHIP LOST: Lawrence Springborg has been dumped as the leader of the LNP in Queensland.

Dumped Opposition Leader returns to electorate

Firies called to help in rescue

Police generic, crime scene.  Photo Tessa Mapstone / South Burnett Times

A MAN aged in his 70s was treated following a single vehicle crash.

Police investigating Warrego Hwy death

A woman, 54, was killed after falling from a car on the Warrego Hwy at Haigslea on May 5, 2016.

Woman dies after falling from vehicle on the Warrego Highway

Latest deals and offers

Police call for public assistance

Senior Sergeant Robbie Goodger.

Police are calling for witnesses after a woman, 54, was killed falling from a...

Deebing Creek Mission cemetery

Wade Thompson and Henry Thompson Jr perform a traditional smoke ceremony at the Deebing Creek Mission Cemetery after the confirmation that the area is the loaction of a mass grave.

A smoke ceremony held at the Deebing Creek Mission cemetery.

Demand for acreage lots pushes up property prices

Property values in Cooroy have increased 25%

Property values jump in Cooroy and Peachester.

How a sacked real estate agent made $725k in four months

Agent is now under investigation by the industry watchdog

RBA warns of future apartment oversupply

Toowoomba: Crest Apartments and Burke & Wills, Ruthven Street ( view from Neil Street) Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

RBA says oversupply of apartments poses risk to household finances