Multiple charges laid


POLICE from the Kingaroy and Caboolture criminal investigation branch have arrested a 26-year-old man in relation to a break-in at the Kingaroy Car and Dog Wash and a fuel station ram-raid in Colington.

Kingaroy Police Acting Senior Sergeant Brad Johannesen said the man was located in Caboolture on July 26 and charged with a range of offences.

Charges included two counts of wilful damage, five counts of stealing and two counts of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

He was also charged with arson of a motor vehicle, disqualified driving, receiving tainted property, possessing drugs, possessing a knife in public, obstructing police, break and enter, and car theft.

It was alleged the man caused about $70,000 worth of damage to the Kingaroy Car and Dog Wash between June 29 and July 3.

The man is currently being held in custody and will face Caboolture Magistrates Court on August23.

Drug charges

Kingaroy police intercepted a 23-year-old male driver on Markwell St, Kingaroy on August4, around noon.

He was given a random drug test and police allege he returned a positive reading.

The man will face the Kingaroy Magistrates Court on September 18.

Later the same day, police intercepted a Nissan 4WD on Bunya Hwy for a random breath test.

Police allege the 51-year-old South Burnett man had a blood-alcohol reading of 0.102.

He was charged with mid-range drink driving and will appear in the Kingaroy Magistrates Court on Monday, August 21.

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