During July 2014 there were 3367 calls to the Crime Stoppers hotline, resulting in the generation of 1958 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:-
- 158 people were arrested on 402 charges
- Drugs valued at $1 249 054.00 were seized
Some of the successful investigations were:
Police Officers attached to the Logan Central Station 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, other drug related items and cash. Two men were arrested and charged in relation to eight offences for Production, Supply and Possession of Dangerous Drug.
Total Value of Drugs Seized: $27 785.00
Total Value of Proceeds Seized: $50.00
Police Officers from Biloela Criminal Investigation Branch received information from Crime Stoppers in relation to several property offences. After receiving this information Police attended a location and located stolen property and other important evidence. As a result two men were arrested in relation to thirteen offences relating to Burglary, Unlawful use of motor vehicle, Wilful damage and breach of bail.
Police Officers attached to the Moreton Bay 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, resin, utensils and cash. One female was arrested and charged in relation to twelve offences of Trafficking, Supply, Produce and Possession of Dangerous Drugs and Possession of Utensils.
Total Value of Drugs Seized: $3005.00
Total Value of Proceeds Seized: $1410.00
Far NorthPolice Officers from Cairns Child Protection Unit received information from Crime Stoppers in relation to a male attempting to procure a minor for sex online. As a result Police executed a search warrant locating various items of evidence, subsequently one male offender was charged in relation to two offences of Attempting to procure children under 16.
Upon receiving information from Crime Stoppers relating to the cultivation of drugs, Police Officers from the Sunshine Coast Tactical Crime Squad executed a search warrant. This resulted in the arrest of two male persons for eleven offences in relation to Supply, Production and Possession of Dangerous drugs and Possession of Utensils.
Total Value of Drug Seized: $232 200.00