14yo arrested for 9 charges: burglary, stealing
Break and enters
There has been a spate of break ins in Charleville over the past week.
Between May 11 and 12, unknown person/s have entered rooms within the Charleville State High School and removed property.
Also between May 13 and 14, unknown person/s have entered a licensed premises in Wills St and removed property from the business.
Between 3pm and 3.30pm on May 13, unknown person/s have entered premises in Sturt St and damaged property.
The offender was disturbed while inside and ran off from the premises. Police obtained a description of the offender.
Between May 12 and 13, unknown person/s have entered a dwelling house in Parry St and property had been damaged within the residence.
On May 13, unknown person/s have entered a room within the St Marys School and removed property from the room.
A teenager will appear in court next month for multiple offences.
Police made several inquiries in relation to numerous burglary type offences and subsequently on May 14 arrested a 14-year-old boy with four burglary-type offences, three stealing offences, one trespass and one wilful damage.
He was given bail to appear in the Charleville Magistrates Court on June 6.
Anyone with information can call Charleville Police on 4650 5500 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000
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. As has occurred on a number of occasions within the last fortnight - Opportunistic theft occurs when valuables are left in unlocked vehicles or dwellings left insecure.
Traffic Enforcement Operation
Charleville Police are continuing with ongoing traffic enforcement operations.
Police will be performing traffic enforcement using mobile radar, patrols, speed camera and random breath and drug drive testing as part of an ongoing commitment to reducing road trauma.
Two traffic infringement notices have been issued for exceeding the speed limit and one for creating undue noise by manner of operation, in the last seven days.
As part of the response to the Covid-19 police are continuing ongoing planning to maintain frontline capability in supporting Queensland Health and the Government.
Charleville Police are assisting with hard border closures with drivers and passengers being turned around where necessary.
There have been a number of changes easing the restrictions in place by the Chief Medical Officer. Senior sergeant, officer in charge at Charleville police station, Mick Symes encourage everyone to get on to the Queensland Government web site and stay updated with such changes.
Covid-19 social distancing rules have not been lifted but remain in place.
Police will issue infringement notices where people are blatantly disregarding the social distancing rules.