Ipswich man to face court on 29 charges

A LEICHHARDT man has been accused of 29 offences as one of 172 people charged during a week-long operation targeting anti-social behaviour and traffic offences.

Throughout Operation Lima Katanga, which ran between August 26 and September 1, officers conducted 4460 random breath tests, 87 licensed premises walkthroughs, 47 random drug tests and 19 search warrants.

Officers from the South Brisbane District issued 470 traffic infringement notices, charged 31 people on 104 property offences, 62 people on traffic offences and impounded 11 vehicles.

The 28-year-old Leichhardt man was charged with 29 offences, including 16 counts of fraud, four counts of entering premises and committing an indictable offence, three counts of burglary, and one count of possessing dangerous drugs. He is due to reappear in Brisbane Magistrates Court on September 18.

South Brisbane Superintendent Jim Keogh said the operation was a success.



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