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Bribie Island Police were kept busy last week in the lead-up to the Labour Day long weekend, attending to a number of liquor related disturbances and domestic incidents.
Several activities were also undertaken by police last week, including a three day liquor enforcement training and licensed premises inspection operation that was conducted on the Island, and three days of joint operations on Main Beach with Rangers from Bribie Island’s Queensland Parks and Wildlife Office. 537 drivers were breath tested during the week, and 26 infringement notices were issued, mainly for speeding, seatbelt and mobile phone offences. 5 fines were issued by police for offences in the parks area over the weekend as well.
Several people were arrested during the week for a range of offences including:-
Monday September 28
1. On Monday the roadside drug testing unit attended Bribie Island and intercepted several drivers who returned a positive test for drug driving. This follows on from other testing activities by the RDTU conducted in this area, and Bribie Island Police will continue to utilise the RDTU to detect and prosecute drug drivers.
2. A 17-year-old Woorim woman was charged with possessing dangerous drugs and drug utensils at Sandstone Point.
Tuesday September 29
1. A 50-year-old Caboolture woman was charged with unlicensed driving at Ningi.
Thursday October 1
1. A 27-year-old Ningi woman and a 30 year old Banksia Beach man were both charged with possessing dangerous drugs after a search warrant was executed at Ningi.
2. A 31-year-old Ningi man was charge driving under the influence of a drug after his vehicle was intercepted at Bongaree.
Friday October 2
1. A 48-year-old Burpengary man was charged with driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle and failing to dispose of a syringe at Woorim.
2. A 26-year-old Bellara man was charged with possessing dangerous drugs and drug utensils at Bellara.
3. A 22-year-old Bald Hills man was charged with public nuisance and liquor offences at the Sandstone Point Hotel.
4. A 18-year-old Bellara man was charged with contravening a banning notice at the Sandstone Point Hotel.
Saturday October 3
1. A 22-year-old Bongaree man was charged with possessing dangerous drugs at Red Beach.
2. A 29-year-old Banksia Beach man was charged with possessing a weapon in a public place at Bellara.
3. A 37-year-old Tweed Heads woman was charged with possessing dangerous drugs at Bongaree.
4. A 21-year-old Ningi man was charged with obstructing police at the Sandstone Point Hotel.
5. A 20-year-old Ningi man was charged with public nuisance at the Sandstone Point Hotel.
Sunday October 4
1. A 19-year-old Banksia Beach man was charged with drink driving at Banksia Beach after returning an alleged reading of .029%.
2. A 35-year-old Ningi woman was charged with driving whilst unlicensed at Ningi.
3. A 35-year-old Beachmere man was charged with possessing dangerous drugs at Sandstone Point.
4. A 30-year-old Deagon man was charged with drink driving at Bongaree after returning an alleged reading of .082%.
There were also two move-on directions given at the Sandstone Point Hotel due to disturbances that had occurred over the weekend.
Finally, Bribie Island Police will be at the Bribie Island Combined Emergency Services Expo this Sunday the 11th of October between 10am and 2pm. The expo is a great opportunity for residents to meet local members of the emergency services, and to see the equipment and personnel available to assist in managing emergency incidents in our area.
Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.
For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.