Auto theft, drugs, and more: Charleville Police wrap-up
Interstate auto theft solved
A TOWNSVILLE man who stole a Victorian-registered car last month and dumped it in the carpark of Charleville Hospital has been sentenced to five months in prison.
After police located the car and made inquiries on July 3, the 30-year- old man was arrested and charged with unlawful use of a motor vehicle, bringing stolen goods into Queensland, drug offences, unlicensed driving and failure to appear in accordance with a bail undertaking.
He finally appeared in Charleville Magistrates Court on July 8 where he was slapped with a prison sentence.
Alleged home assault
A CHARLEVILLE man was arrested on July 11, after police were called to a King St residence in relation to a serious domestic violence matter.
The 33-year-old man was charged with assault occasioning bodily harm, and will appear in Charleville Magistrates Court on July 29.
Double up on unlicensed drivers
DRIVING without a licence has landed two Charleville locals with court dates this month.
A 60-year-old man, who was initially caught for speeding, was issued with a notice to appear for driving while unlicensed.
A 32-year-old woman was also intercepted without a licence.
Both will face Charleville Magistrates Court on July 29.
Search warrant uncovers drugs
AFTER executing a search warrant on the occupants of a Margaret St home on July 9, police located dangerous drugs and a water pipe.
A 40-year-old woman from Charleville was issued with a Notice to Appear on charges of posession of danerous drugs and posession of utensils used in connection with the smoking of dangerous drugs.
She will appear in the Charleville Magistrates Court on August 9.
Drug find follows separate police call
WHILE attending a Carter St address for another matter on July 14, police located a water pipe inside the home.
As a result, a 33-year-old woman was issued with a Notice to Appear on a charge of posession of utensils used in connection with the smoking of dangerous drugs.
She is due to appear in court on July 29.
Traffic Enforcement Operation
Charleville Police are continuing with ongoing traffic enforcement operations.
Police will be performing traffic enforcement using radar, patrols, speed camera and random breath and drug drive testing as part of an ongoing commitment to reducing road trauma.
Lock it or lose it
Charleville Police are reminding the community to ensure that their houses and vehicles are locked and secured and any valuables removed from within vehicles.
Opportunistic theft occurs when valuables are left in unlocked vehicles or dwellings left insecure.
Anyone with information can call Charleville Police on 4650 5500 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000