Saturday, 19 September 2020
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Driving unregistered and drink drivers: Fassifern Police

Drug charges

A Boonah woman, 34, was issued a Notice to Appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court for possession of dangerous drugs and utensils after police executed a search warrant at a Boonah address on September, 8. 

During the search, police located a quantity of drugs and pipes used for smoking the drugs. She is due to appear on Wednesday, October 7.


Stock offence

On Tuesday, September 8, police from the Stock and Rural Crime Investigation unit conducted an operation targeting livestock traders at the Silverdale Saleyards. 

During the inspection several people were identified in regard to issues relating to their National Vendor Declarations and Livestock Waybills. As the errors were all minor in nature, six cautions were issued. This is a timely reminder to people taking livestock to markets to ensure that all their paperwork and declarations are in order.


Driving unregistered or unlicensed

An Ormeau man, 52, was fined for driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle when he was intercepted by officers from the Logan Road Policing Unit on Beaudesert Boonah Road, Wyaralong on Saturday afternoon. He was fined $853 for the offences.

A Harrisville female, 21, was fined for driving with an expired licence after she was stopped by police travelling on Flinders Street, Peak Crossing on Sunday morning. She was fined $204 for the offence.


Drink driver charged after crash

Kalbar Police were called to a single vehicle traffic crash that occurred on the Cunningham Highway, Kalbar at around 9.15pm on September, 8. 

Initial investigations revealed the vehicle was travelling northbound when the driver failed to negotiate the left-hand bend. The vehicle crossed into the oncoming lane crashing into the trees on the eastern side of the highway. 

Police located a female person with the vehicle who was identified as the driver. She returned a positive specimen of breath during a breath test. She was taken to Yamanto Police Station for further testing which was also positive. 

She was issued a Notice to Appear in Court on September 24. A reading of 0.149% will be alleged. 


Irish bitumen driveway scammers are back

Fassifern Police are warning all residents in the district to beware a scam offence which has occurred again in the area. 

Residents have reported males with Irish accents turning up at their residences offering to do bitumen driveways at a reduced rate. 

Please be aware and be cautious when accepting any work, as police are limited in their powers to address these people. 

If suspicious, obtain contact details and contact the Office of Fair Trading.


Front Counter Hours

Boonah Station front counter has reopened with new advertised hours. Please note effective from Monday 7th September, Boonah Station will be open: Monday to Wednesday 8am-12noon and 1pm to 4pm. Thursday-Friday – closed. Boonah – Boonah.Station@police.qld.gov.au

Harrisville Station counter remains closed. The Officer in Charge apologises for any inconvenience caused. Should you need to speak with an officer from this station please contact Policelink on 131 444 or email the station requesting contact. If you are trying to report an offence that is occurring at the time or an emergency, ring 000. Harrisville – Harrisville.Station@police.qld.gov.au

Kalbar Station is open on Wednesdays from 8am-12pm. Anyone wishing to speak with Sen Const Piper outside those hours is asked to contact the Station via phone and make an appointment.