Dangerous operation of vehicle, Forest Lake

Two men have been charged following an alleged dangerous driving incident involving a stolen utility through Brisbane’s south yesterday.
Around 2.15pm police were called after the two men forced their way into a residence in Bowhill Road, Willawong by allegedly smashing a window.
The pair were disturbed by members of the public and fled in the white Nissan Navara ute as officers arrived.
PolAir monitored the ute as it travelled through Forest Lake, speeding, driving dangerously and damaging civilian and police vehicles.
A tyre deflation device was successfully deployed with the ute stopping in Roy Lane at Camira where the driver and passenger were arrested.
A 37-year-old Acacia Ridge man has been charged with more than 20 offences including dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, unlawful use of a motor vehicle, burglary, enter with intent, evasion, stealing and driving without a licence. He was due to appear in the Richlands Magistrates Court today.
An 18-year-old Ellen

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Operation Spring Break targets school holiday road safety

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services the Honourable Mark Ryan MP today joined A/Inspector Ian Crang to launch the state-wide road safety campaign Operation Spring Break, coinciding with the start of the school holiday period.
From today until Friday October 9, the Queensland Police Service (QPS) will coordinate the state-wide road safety operation with the aim of stopping lives lost and serious traffic crashes and improving road safety over the busy school holiday period and into the first week of returning to school.

A/Inspector Crang said with people out taking advantage of exploring the state it was important they travelled safely.
“We are in a unique situation where families will be taking advantage of being able to travel further away from home for the school holidays and we expect traffic to increase significantly on our road network,” A/Inspector Crang said.
“There will be a highly visible police presence on our roads, as

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Update 2: Homicide investigation, Zillmere

Two Redbank Plains men aged 19 and 26 have been charged following ongoing investigations into a violent attack at Zillmere on Sunday, September 13, which resulted in the death of a 19-year-old man.
The two men have each been charged with one count of murder, 12 counts each of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm and one count each of affray and disobedience to lawful order.
Both men will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.
Investigators have now charged a total of 12 men as part of Operation Sierra Titanium with investigations still continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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Arson investigation, Strathpine – appeal for information and witnesses

Petrie detectives investigating an early morning fire at Strathpine are appealing for witnesses or motorists with dash cam footage to come forward.
Between 1.25 and 2.15am Tuesday morning, September 15 a fire damaged a building at 167 Gympie Road which housed a gym and storage shed.
Preliminary information indicates the fire was deliberately lit using an accelerant.
Police have released CCTV footage of two people approaching the building at the time.
Anyone with information or vision which could assist with this investigation is asked to contact police (details below).


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If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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North Brisbane Police are urging residents to secure their cars

Police from the Gateway Patrol Group are reminding residents to secure their cars as thieves have targeted a number of cars in the Brisbane North, most recently in the suburb of Aspley.
Residents are asked to consider the following:

Always lock doors and close windows when your vehicle is unattended
Do not to leave keys hanging visibly on key hooks and store your keys out of sight and in a safe place
Suspicious persons and vehicles should be noted when observed in your neighbourhood, write down a description of the person or vehicle including registration number, make, model, colour,  with date and time observed

Residents are reminded to always report suspicious behaviour, persons and vehicles to police.
Police also encourage everyone to get to know their neighbours, knowing your neighbours is a key element to home safety and security consider joining your local Neighbourhood Watch Group to start making connections in your neighbourhood.
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Update 3: Homicide investigation, Zillmere

A thirteenth man has been charged following the ongoing investigations into a violent attack at Zillmere on Sunday, September 13, which resulted in the death of a 19-year-old man.
The 21-year-old Redbank Plains man was arrested earlier today and charged with one count each of murder and affray, as well as 12 counts of acts intended to cause grevious bodily harm.
He will appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.

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Update: Homicide investigation, Zillmere

Ten men aged between 18 and 32 have been charged following ongoing investigations into a violent attack at Zillmere on Sunday, September 13, which resulted in the death of a 19-year-old man.
The group allegedly confronted another group who had gathered in a park around 5.30pm.
Police executed several warrants across Ipswich and South Brisbane this morning where the men were taken into custody. Three vehicles have also been seized since Sunday.
The men have each been charged with one count of murder, 12 counts each of acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm and one count each of affray and disobedience to lawful order.
The men, who reside in Redbank Plains, Goodna and Bray Park, will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.
Investigations are continuing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.You can report information

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Threats to kill charge

Detectives executed a search warrant at a Nerang property last night as a result of investigations into alleged threats made against the Queensland Premier and the Chief Health Officer.
A 43-year-old Nerang man will appear in the Southport Magistrates Court on October 7 charged with one count of Using a Carriage Service to Make a Threat to Kill.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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Fatal wounding investigation, Zillmere

Police are investigating the death of a man following an incident in Zillmere tonight.
At 5.30pm (September 13) police responded to a physical disturbance between two groups of people at O’Callaghan park.
Upon arrival police located a number of people who had sustained wounds.
A man aged approximately 20-years-old, died at the scene while 10 others are being treated in hospital for various injuries.
A crime scene has been declared and investigations are ongoing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

Quote this reference number: QP2001894269 within the online suspicious activity form.

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Armed robbery, Upper Mount Gravatt

Police have arrested three males following an armed robbery in Upper Mount Gravatt overnight.
Around midnight, police will allege three males wearing balaclavas entered a sports club on Klumpp Road and Logan Road. One of the males was armed with a rifle.
They allegedly threatened a female employee and stole a large sum of cash.
They fled in a black Holden Astra, being monitored by police until the vehicle was intercepted using a tyre deflation device on Main Street at Narangba.
They abandoned the vehicle and were all arrested a short time later. They are expected to be charged later today.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

Quote this reference number: QP2001923771 within the online suspicious activity form.

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