Thursday, 13 August 2020
Two ‘of interest’ in theft and arson at Boonah and Peak Crossing

Boonah Police are seeking community assistance to identify two young people who are believed to be able to assist with police investigations into the attempted unlawful use of two vehicles near the intersection of Highbury Street and Leonard Street in Boonah.

Sgt Peter Boyce said they are also of interest in relation to the unlawful use and arson of a utility from Church Street Boonah.

“Police were alerted to the unlawful use of the utility in Church Street at about 11.45pm on Monday night (July 27), when it was stolen from a driveway between High and Walter Streets.

“The owner of the vehicle was unloading stock from the rear of the vehicle at the time of the theft.”

At about 1.30am today, (July 28), police were contacted in regard to the utility.

“It was on fire at the intersection of Limestone Ridges Road and Ipswich Boonah Road,” Sgt Boyce said.

“Witnesses stated that they heard a motorcycle drive off along Limestone Ridges Road before hearing the utility explode into flames.”

Earlier today, police received complaints of damage and attempts to steal vehicles on Highbury Street in the vicinity of the Leonard Street intersection.

“We would like to speak to anyone who may have seen two youths wandering in Boonah late last night (July 27).

“These youths were wearing hoodies and were about 25cm (1ft) different in height.”

Sgt Boyce would also like to hear from anyone in the Limestone Ridges Road area who may have heard a motorcycle leave or return to an address in the early hours of today (July 28).

Any information may also be provided to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.