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Police charge man with drug and weapon offences at Jimboomba

A man has been charged with drug and weapons offences following a police search on a vehicle in Logan.  Police say they uncovered a loaded shotgun , ammunition, three knives, drug utensils  along with a quantity of drugs including cocaine,  methylamphetamine and cannabis in a ute.  It's understood the search happened after...

Armed robbery at Rochedale

Police are investigating the armed robbery of a convenience store at Rochedale yesterday afternoon. At around 2.15am on Sunday, two men wearing masks while armed with a knife and a hammer entered the Belmore Drive business and jumped the counter. They then threatened the 21-year-old store employee and made demands for money...

Key military milestone in Ipswich

Australia’s defence industry continues to fly high in Ipswich with the maintenance of the RAAF’s new F35 fighter jets. The first Australian F35A engine fan module has undergone routine maintenance at TAE Aerospace in Bundamba. Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price said it was the first time this sort of engine work was completed outside the US, making it...

Toowoomba driver dies in 'medical incident'

  A Toowoomba woman has died after suffering what police believe was a medical episode behind the wheel of her car on Saturday evening.The 66 year old woman's car had stopped at an intersection in Kearney Springs but then rolled away, hit a traffic sign and mounted the gutter before running...

Man charged for allegedly driving dangerously and evading police

Logan police have charged a 21-year-old Loganlea man with multiple offences after a vehicle he was driving allegedly attempted to evade police. Around 8pm last night police observed the vehicle, a white Ford Falcon sedan, parked on Outlook Street in Waterford allegedly bearing false number plates. It will be alleged that when...

Man seriously injured in motorcycle crash

A man has been airlifted to a Brisbane hospital following a serious motorcycle crash in the Scenic Rim.  It happened on the Cunningham Highway at Mount Edwards at just after 11 this morning.  Queensland Ambulance says he's been taken to the PA Hospital with head injuries and suspected spinal injuries.  (Photo: Queensland Ambulance...

More locals ditching the durries

More Ipswich and Toowoomba residents are giving up the smokes, according to the Cancer Council Queensland. The latest data shows Queensland's rate of smoking has dropped to 13.5 percent, down from 14.5 percent four years ago. Cancer Council Queensland CEO Chris McMillan said while some great work has been done with anti-smoking campaigns to convince people to quit smoking...

South East Queensland vehicle fraud

Four people face more than 140 charges after allegedly altering the vin numbers on stolen and written-off cars, before selling them to unsuspecting consumers. The arrests were part of an Upper Mount Gravatt Police operation, targeting the fraudulent sale of vehicles across Brisbane, Logan and the Gold Coast. Two men from Southport aged 22 and 20,...

Two people charged following drug raid at Cedar Vale

Police have charged two people with multiple drug-related offences after a search of a Cedar Vale residence allegedly uncovered a quantity of drugs and drug utensils. Around 10am on July 14, police executed a search on the Champney Court property allegedly uncovering 22 cannabis plants.  Police also allegedly seized multiple drug-related items...

Ipswich raid nets drugs and guns

Illegal firearms and drugs have allegedly been uncovered during a raid on a Churchill property, with the arrest of a 22-year-old man. Police executed a search warrant yesterday morning, during which cannabis and a bag of crystallised substance were found, along with a sawn-off shotgun and ammunition. A Washpool man has been charged with drugs, weapons and explosives offences. He'll appear...
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