During February 2015 there were
3582 calls to the Crime Stoppers hotline, resulting in the generation of
1826 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:-
170 people were arrested on 402 charges
Drugs valued at $248 670.00 were seized
Some of the successful investigations were:
Upon receiving information from Crime Stoppers relating to the cultivation of drugs Police Officers attached to the Logan Child Protection Investigation Unit executed a search warrant. They subsequently located a number of cannabis plants and other drug related items. One man was arrested and charged in relation to three offences for Production and Possession of a dangerous drug and Possession of Utensil.
Total Value of Drugs Seized: $53 000.00
Officers from Atherton Police Station received information from Crime Stoppers in relation to a female attending her ex partner’s address in breach of a Domestic Violence Order. As a result Police conducted inquiries and located the offender and it was established she had been in contact with her ex-partner, subsequently she was charged in relation to breaching a Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act Order.
Police Officers from Indooroopilly Criminal Investigation Branch received information from Crime Stoppers in relation to the supply of drugs. As a result a search warrant was executed locating a significant amount of amphetamines, MDMA, LSD, steroids, cannabis, drug smoking utensils and syringes. This resulted in the arrest of seven males and two females for 16 offences relating to the Possession of Dangerous Drug, Possession of Utensils and Failure to dispose of syringes.
Total Value of Drugs Seized: $1750.00
Total Value of Proceeds Seized: $415.00
ToowoombaCrime Stoppers relayed information to the Toowoomba Criminal Investigation Branch regarding a male suspect fraudulently obtaining loans with leased goods. Police performed inquiries with several companies and as a result one male person was arrested in relation to Stealing by Conversion or Trick and Fraud.
Police from Bargara Station received detailed Crime Stoppers information in relation a male person growing cannabis at his residence. Police then executed a search warrant at the dwelling and located 14 cannabis plants, cannabis leaf and a drug smoking pipe. The male offender was charged with four offences of Supply, Production and Possession of a Dangerous Drug and Possession of drug utensil.
Total Value of Drugs Seized: $35 000.00