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Emergency Phone Numbers

Crime Stoppers:

1800 333 000

Policelink:

131 444

Successes

During June 2014 there were 3506 calls to the Crime Stoppers hotline, resulting in the generation of 1822 information reports which were forwarded to local police for information or investigation.   Results reported back to Crime Stoppers during this month for previous information reports consist of:-

•  155 people were arrested on 401 charges
•  Drugs valued at $313 833.00 were seized

Some of the successful investigations were:

Innisfail

Upon receiving information from Crime Stoppers relating to the cultivation of drugs, Police Officers from Innisfail Criminal Investigation Branch executed a search warrant.  This resulted in the arrest of one male person in relation to Production of Dangerous drugs and Possession of Dangerous drugs.

Total Value of Drug Seized:  $102 500.00

Gold Coast

Uniform Police officers attached to the Southport Police Station received information from Crime Stoppers in relation to a suspicious vehicle.  Officers attended the location of the car and identified the luxury vehicle had been stolen the previous day.  The vehicle was subsequently quickly returned to the rightful owner.

Total Value of Property Recovered: $50 000.00

Toowoomba

Police Officers attached to the Toowoomba Tactical Crime Squad received information from Crime Stoppers in relation to drug activity.  As a result Police executed a search warrant locating an amount of cannabis, utensils and weapons.  Two males were arrested and charged in relation to ten offences for Supply and Possession of Dangerous drugs, Possession of Utensils and Weapons and Receiving stolen property.

Total Value of Drugs Seized: $4 000.00
Total Value of Proceeds Seized: $150.00

Bowen

Police Officers from Bowen Criminal Investigation Branch received information from Crime Stoppers in relation to a robbery that had occurred earlier in the day.  As a result Police executed a search warrant locating evidence and subsequently one male offender was charged in relation to Armed Robbery.

Total Value of Property Recovered: $520.00

Logan

Police Officers attached to the Logan District Tactical Crime Squad received information from Crime Stoppers in relation to drug activity.  As a result Police executed a search warrant locating a large number of cannabis plants.  Two men were arrested and charged in relation to Production of Dangerous Drugs, Possession of Dangerous drugs and Utensils and Possession of property used in drug offences.

Total Value of Drugs Seized: $116 920.00

Last updated 07/07/2014