Youths go on damage spree through St George
School, club, village targeted
A STRING of break and enters have St George and Dirranbandi police seeking information from the public, after Warrawee Retirement Village, Dirranbandi State School, and Boolba Tennis Club were all targeted.
Police believe Warrawee was broken into on the evening of January 15, and an amount of property was stolen from the facility before offenders decamped.
Over the Australia Day long weekend, Dirranbandi State School was broken into. Once again, an amount of property was stolen before the offender fled.
According to police, a juvenile was dealt with under the provision of the Youth Justice Act, and investigations are continuing.
Sometime between December 1 2019 and January 17 of this year, entry was gained into the Boolba Tennis Clubhouse by cutting a hole in the wall.
Once inside, offenders have stolen an amount of alcohol. Police are seeking assistance to identify offenders.
Youths found on roof of building
A GROUP of juveniles, found on the roof of a building, are being subjected to investigation after police found them at 11pm on January 24.
One offender has been dealt with under the provision of the Youth Justice Act. Further investigations are being conducted.
Towns buildings vandalised
A GROUP of teenagers will be dealt with, after damage was caused to the Balonne Shire Council chambers forecourt.
St George police say between 1 and 2am on January 20, a group of offenders damaged gardens and a portable electronic sign.
One male juvenile has been dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act, and investigations are continuing.
A few days later, offenders have smashed numerous windows at the St George Presbyterian Church.
Police believe the incident occurred at 1am on January 25, where seven panes of glass were smashed.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police.
Cars targeted on stealing spree
A NUMBER of vehicles have been targeted by thieves, with personal belongings stolen from residential streets.
Between 6.30pm on January 15 and 8am the next morning, a Honda was illegally entered on Saint Georges Terrace. A handbag and contents were stolen, before the offender dumped the bag.
On January 16, at 2pm, an unlocked Ford Sedan was entered in Alfred Street. The offenders stole a handbag from inside.
A locked Toyota ute was broken into in Kenny Lane in the early hours of January 23. When interrupted, offenders fled the scene.
St George Police want to remind the community to ensure that vehicles are locked, even at home and not to leave any valuables in vehicles while unattended. Opportunistic offenders have taken advantage of members of our community, and we need to stop these offences happening.