News

State-wide crime blitz sees 440 charges laid

MORE than 440 charges were laid as part of a state-wide crime blitz.
MORE than 440 charges were laid as part of a state-wide crime blitz. Brenda Strong

QUEENSLAND police concluded Operation Unite last night, with more than 441 charges laid across the state.

The operation was aimed at drawing attention to implications associated with alcohol misue in public locations, crime and anti-social behaviour, health and injury problems and how that had impacted on policing.

More than 1257 uniformed and plain-clothed police officers wre involved in the state wide operation.

28 people across Queensland were arrested for assault offences.

Police also attended to 912 licensing breaches and submitted 99 liquor incident reports.

Police conducted 7150 random breath tests with 119 people being nabbed for drink driving.

Deputy Commissioner for Specialist Operations Ross Barnett said people needed to think about their own behaviour before a big night out.

"Our message is be safe. Go out, have a good time, but don't let your fun get out of control, and when you are drinking, do not drive," he said.

 

Topics:  assault charges drink driving gladstone operation operation unite police qld qps



UPDATE: Man assisting police with $24k theft investigation

SOMEONE KNOWS HIM: Security camera footage captures a thief stealing $24,000 from Indian Mehfil Restaurant in Ipswich

Charges are yet to be laid after CCTV footage reveals brazen crime

REVEALED: Why Luise is the Ipswich Citizen of the Year

Luise Manning has been recognised as the Ipswich Citizen of the Year.

Australia Day awards commend region's most dedicated

How our homeless, struggling families may go hungry

GOOD CAUSE: Renae Morrisey and her daughters Caitlin and Kiani are looking for donations from a bakery to help feed the homeless.

A GROUP who feed more than 50 people a week have hit a roadblock.

Local Partners

Mine halt after land caved in

JACK OF ALL TRADES: Harry Gee Stationer, News Agent, Picture Framer at North Ipswich.

Subsidence isolated residents

Jennifer Aniston wants to return to TV

Jennifer Aniston is desperate to make a return to TV

Madonna hopes for election unity

Madonna hopes Donald Trump's election will "bring people together"

JK Rowling rules out Cursed Child trilogy

JK Rowling has ruled out a 'Cursed Child' movie trilogy

Buckley's chance in psychological thriller

James McAvoy and Betty Buckley in a scene from the movie Split.

Broadway veteran back on big screen with James McAvoy

Daniel MacPherson: acting’s a bit like channel surfing

Australian actor Daniel MacPherson in a scene from the American TV series APB.

THE Aussie export talks about making his mark in the US.

Stockland's $150m pitch: Build it and they will come

Gladstone Marina. The Gladstone Regional Council offers a range of exciting job opportunities. Photo Contributed: Murray Ware.

Here's why we need to see Stockland upgrade start soon.

Ipswich house prices looking up in "seller's market”

Region's median house price climbed 1.4% to $325,000 and the median unit price fell 13.8% to $235,000 in the September quarter.

Median house price climbs 1.4% to $325,000 as unit price falls 13.8%

By the water's edge

Secure your seachange

Work to be done before Hungry Jack's opens

Roadworks outside the Hungry Jack's restaurant at Brassall must be completed before it opens.

Ipswich residents will have to wait for their Whoppers

HOT PROPERTY: Money to spend on land, buildings

File picture.

Sale, leasing of industrial real estate picks up in Mackay

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!