During March 2014 there were 3949 calls to the Crime Stoppers hotline, resulting in the generation of 2401 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:-
• 154 people were arrested on 401 charges
• Drugs valued at $1,047,741.00 were seized
Some of the successful investigations were:
Upon receiving information from Crime Stoppers relating to drug activity Police Officers from the Capricornia District Tactical Crime Squad executed a search warrant. This resulted in the arrest of one male and one female person in relation to five charges for producing dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs and other drug related offences
Total Value of Drugs Seized: $47 335.00
Police Officers attached to the Petrie Criminal Investigation Branch received information from Crime Stoppers in relation to drug activity. As a result Police executed a search warrant locating drugs, lab equipment and stolen property. One male was arrested an charged with a multitude of offecnes, including production and possession of dangerous drugs, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, breach of bail, stealing and receiving tainted property.
Police Officers from the Cultivated Drug Operations Team and the State Drug Squad received information from Crime Stoppers in relation to Drug Cultivation. As a result one male person was arrested on several charges including producing dangerous drugs, possession of dangerous drugs and other drug related offences.
Total Value of Drugs Seized: $718 175.00
Police Officers from the Sarina Criminal Investigation Branch received information from Crime Stoppers regarding paedophilia. As a result of receivnign this information Police arrested one male person on six charges including wilful exposure, sexual assault, indecent treatment of children under 16 years of age and burglary.
Upon receiving information from Crime Stoppers regarding drug related activity, Police Officers attahced to Springwood Station and assisted by Logan District Tactical Crime Squad executed a search warrant, resulting in the location of a large amount of Cannabis, Methylamphetamine and utensils. Subsequently one male person was arrested and charged with numerous offences including explosives, possess tainted property, trafficking in dangerous drugs, producing dangerous drugs and the seizure of $60 910.00 in proceeds of crime.
Total Value of Drugs Seized: $70 817.00