Monday 14 December 2009

Crime Stoppers update

In partnership with the Cairns District Crime Prevention office, CairnsBlog brings you Crime Stoppers update.

Anyone with information which could assist police with their investigations should contact Cairns Police on 40307000 or Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or Crime Stoppers 24hrs a day.
Crime Stoppers is a charitable community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

Appeal for witnesses, robbery, Earlville
Police are appealing for witnesses after an employee of KFC, Mulgrave Road, Earlville was attacked by two male offenders as he opened the front doors at approximately 7.10am on Sunday morning.

The employee was threatened with a knife before offenders demanded cash and they keys to his vehicle. The offenders fled the scene with a sum of cash and the employee’s vehicle. Police located the vehicle which had been abandoned a short distance away.

Suspect 1 is described as: Male, 167cm tall with a slim build, wearing a black long sleeved shirt with a Grey T shirt over the top. He was wearing blue denim jeans, black sneakers, black gloves, 70’s style sunglasses, a large straw hat and carrying a dark coloured backpack. The male’s face was covered with a dark cloth.

Suspect 2 is described as: Male, 175cm tall, slim to medium build, wearing a black, red and blue flannelette long sleeved shirt, blue denim jeans, black gloves, silver metal framed sunglasses and a brown hat. The male was wearing a balaclava and also carrying a dark coloured backpack.

Man arrested over inner city assault, Cairns:
An 18-year-old Edmonton man is due to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on January 4 after an alleged assault. The incident occurred on the Cairns Esplanade in the early hours of Saturday morning. It is alleged that the man approached an 18-year-old woman and asked her for cigarettes. She declined and the offender then allegedly slapped her twice on the face. He has been charged with common assault.

Theft of motor vehicle, Bentley Park:
Police are again warning owners to properly secure their vehicles after the theft of a vehicle early on Friday morning. Thieves moved a utility from a Dugong Close driveway after the keys were left in the vehicle. The utility was left at the front of the residence and thieves then removed a second vehicle and drove it from the address. The utility was later recovered. Investigations are continuing.

Burglary offences, Trinity Park and Edmonton:
Smithfield Police are investigating the burglary of a Riverside Parade residence in the early hours of Friday morning. It is believed that thieves gained entry to the house via a closed but unlocked door. A sum of money and a quantity of jewellery were stolen during the offence.

In a similar offence, Edmonton Police are investigating the theft of a diamond engagement ring and two sets of car keys from a Mallicoola Crescent address overnight on Thursday. Thieves targeted the address sometime between 10.30pm and 7.30am on Friday. It is unknown how entry was gained to the residence. Investigations into both incidents are continuing.

Men charged over Westcourt assault:
Two men have been charged after an alleged attack on a 26-year-old man outside a Mulgrave Road residence in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police believe that the victim and his friends were on the footpath when they were approached by two men from the residence. It is alleged that the victim was then punched in the face before being struck with a golf club. Police arrested two men aged 27 and 43 years and they were subsequently charged with assault occasioning bodily harm whilst in company. The men are due to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on January 4.

Motorcyclist injured after collision, Ellis Beach:
A 61-year-old Edmonton man was injured on Saturday afternoon after his motorcycle collided with a sedan on the Captain Cook Highway about two kilometers north of Ellis Beach. The rider sustained a suspected fractured wrist and ankle as a result of the collision. Police investigations are continuing.

1 comment:

Disco Dave said...

You do yourself no favours by answering their questions, even when you are in the right.

Zip it...