Friday, 18 September 2020
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Polair and Dog Squad find man in Croftby paddock

Police chase on Croftby property

Boonah Police were conducting an enquiry about a man wanted on a return to prison warrant at a Croftby property last Wednesday, when the man was seen running in a nearby paddock and then into scrubland. 

With the assistance of Polair and the Ipswich Dog Squad, the man was located lying in long grass 100 metres from where he ran. 

He was arrested without further issue and taken to the Ipswich  Watch House.

Unlicensed driver

A Brassall woman, 21, will appear before the Ipswich Magistrates Court after she was charged with driving with a suspended licence. The woman was intercepted by police conducting breath testing on the Boonah Fassifern Road, Boonah on Tuesday afternoon (August 4). 

Checks revealed her licence was suspended due to allocation of demerit points. She is due to appear on the 4th September, 2020. 

DUI drivers in accidents

Police were called to a single vehicle traffic crash on the Ipswich Boonah Road at Peak Crossing at around 6.00pm on Friday. 

The driver of the vehicle, a Peak Crossing man, 49, was uninjured after his vehicle left the road and ended up in a ditch. 

He returned a positive breath test and has been issued with a Notice to Appear in Court on August 28. A reading of 0.186% will be alleged.

Police were called to a single vehicle traffic crash on the Boonah Rathdowney Road at Coochin on the Blackrock Creek Bridge at around 7.30pm on Friday. The male driver of the vehicle, a Morningside man, 48, was uninjured but returned a positive breath test. He was taken to the Boonah Station where he underwent further testing. 

At the conclusion of the test he was arrested and taken to Ipswich Watch House where he was bailed to appear in Court on August 26. A reading of 0.186% will be alleged.

Traffic Crash

Investigations are underway on a single vehicle motorcycle crash which occurred at the bridge on Boonah Rathdowney Road at Maroon at about 1.15pm on Sunday. 

The male rider was treated by QAS before being transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Covid-19

Police are very pleased with the continued compliance of our communities towards the directions being issued by the Qld Chief Health Officer (CHO). 

In doing so you are assisting to prevent the spread of the virus and protecting the most vulnerable members of our community. 

People need to continue to conform with their COVID-19 personal responsibilities. 

With restrictions on travel increasing, anyone wishing to travel into NSW is requested to familiarise themselves with the new CHO directions and permit applications.

Front Counter Hours

Boonah and Harrisville Counters – unexpected closures

Unfortunately, regular counter hours will not be maintained at Boonah and Harrisville Station over coming weeks due to unplanned leave. The Officers in Charge of these stations apologise for any inconvenience caused. 

Should you need to speak with an officer from any 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.

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.