Inner West crime wrap, June 22 – July 5

Break and Enter Dwelling
The total number of burglaries in the Inner West Patrol Group this past week was 12.

Suburb
Street
Time
Entry method
Property stolen
Date

St Lucia  
Sir Fred Schonell Drive
Day

Unlocked garage door
SNEAK BREAK
 
Electric scooter

22/06/2020
 

St Lucia
Dell Road
Evening

Unlocked rear door
SNEAK BREAK
 
Nil
28/06/2020

St Lucia
Ryans Road
Between times
Unknown point of entry
Jewellery, video consoles, musical instruments and audio accessories

03/07/2020
to
04/07/2020

Bardon
Kamber Street
Day
Unlocked bathroom window
Foreign currency and jewellery
22/06/2020

Bardon
Empress Terrace
Between times
Forced entry to rear french doors
Nil

04/07/2020
to
05/07/2020

Chapel Hill
Diamantina Street
Between dates
Forced entry to rear sliding door
Alcohol

13/04/2020
to
23/06/2020

Arana Hills
Blackwood Drive
Morning

Unlocked side door
SNEAK BREAK
 
Medication
29/06/2020

Brookfield
Kensington Court
Night

Attempted forced entry to rear screen door
SNEAK BREAK
Nil
04/07/2020

Kenmore
Baree Street
Overnight

Unlocked side laundry door
SNEAK BREAK
Vehicle keys and 2017 grey BMW X1 with registration 613XWL

03/06/2020
to
04/06/2020

Kenmore
Akuna Street
Evening

Open garage door
SNEAK BREAK
Gate keys
03/07/2020

Kenmore
Harvard Street
Between dates
Rear door jimmied
Nil

29/06/2020
to
06/07/2020

Upper Kedron
Millwood Place
Between dates
Smashed glass to rear door
Laptops

01/07/2020
to
06/07/2020

Steal from Premises
The total number of ‘steal from premises’ (businesses, schools, garages, etc) this past week was 14.

Suburb
Street
Time
Type
Date

St Lucia
Bellevue Terrace
Morning
Residential dwelling garage

23/06/2020
 

St Lucia
Macquarie Street
Day
Residential unit block

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Special Junior Constable Travis joins the Service

On Friday, July 3, six-year-old Travis Heery, who is battling a terminal illness, was sworn into the Service as an honorary junior police officer for the day.
After getting his own QPS uniform, Travis was picked up from his home and driven to the Mounted Police Centre in Moggill
Little Travis has always wanted to be a police officer.
Unfortunately, in his final weeks of Prep, he was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas (DIPG) which is an aggressive and incurable tumour that grows in the brainstem.
Showing his bravery and resilience, Travis has received 30 radiation treatments, which successfully gave him full motion back and for two blissful months, and he was able to be a normal six year old boy.

Travis’ mum, Kaye, said that sadly, the tumour has returned and has now entered a state of progression which will eventually take Travis’s ability to speak, eat and eventually breathe.
“He is courageous beyond

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Serious wounding, Brisbane City

Police have charged a man after two people were assaulted with an axe in an Adelaide Street carpark yesterday.
It will be alleged just after 5.10pm a man approached a woman who was known to him and threatened her with an axe, demanding she get in his car. A scuffle ensued during which the woman was stuck with the axe and then strangled.
A number of men came to the woman’s assistance and struggled with the other man allowing the woman to escape. The men restrained the man until police arrived.
The Gold Coast woman aged in her 20s received a minor laceration to the back of her head and bruising to her shoulder and hands.
One of the men who assisted, a Norman Park man in his 40s, received a cut on his wrist.
A 29-year-old Wishart man has been charged with two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm, acts

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Update: Shooting incident, Archerfield

Police have charged a man and woman following a shooting incident in Archerfield earlier this month.
Investigations indicate that on June 18, at 1pm a man and woman attended a Beatty Road car yard.
Police will allege a short altercation occurred during which a 61-year-old man was assaulted and a series of shots were fired causing damage to nearby vehicles.
Investigations led police to execute a number of search warrants in northern New South Wales and successfully applied for the extradition of a 31-year-old Tanah Merah man and a 25-year-old Coomera woman.
The two were charged with going armed so as to cause fear and acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm.
Both will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court today (June 29).

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered

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Four lives lost and three people seriously injured in the past 24 hours on Queensland roads

Four people have died and three seriously injured in the past 24 hours in five separate incidents on Queensland roads.
The crashes come as police launch Operation Cold Snap to coincide the with the school holidays.
The state-wide road safety operation aims to reduce the amount of lives lost on our roads.
The Queensland Police Service is urging everyone to make safe choices when using the roads.
Don’t drive if you are tired, watch your speed, drive to the conditions and avoid distractions.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have been travelling in the areas at the time of the crashes or has dash cam vision to come forward.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating each incident.
Fatal Crash, Pallara
A 19-year-old man has died and two others are seriously injured following a single vehicle traffic crash in Brisbane’s south last night.
Just after 10pm, a car was travelling north on Ritchie Road and lost control hitting a

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Operation Sierra Cold Snap targets school holiday road trips

Commissioner Katarina Carroll joined Assistant Commissioner Ben Marcus today for the official launch of school holiday road safety campaign, Operation Sierra Cold Snap.
Between Saturday June 27 and Friday July 17, the Queensland Police Service (QPS) will coordinate the state-wide road safety operation with the aim of stopping lives lost and serious traffic crashes and improving road safety over the busy school holiday period and into the first week of returning to school.

Commissioner Carroll said with COVID-19 restrictions easing, Queenslanders would be out exploring their state these holidays, but it was important they travelled safely.
“We are in a unique situation where families will be taking advantage of being able to travel further away from home for the school holidays and we expect traffic to increase significantly on our road network,” Commissioner Carroll said.
“If you are travelling on the roads over the coming weeks, you will see a highly visible police presence,

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Wounding investigation, Ashgrove

Detectives are investigating after two men, aged 25 and 26, and who were known to each other, sustained serious injuries in North Brisbane this morning which saw both men hospitalised.
Around 2.30am police were called to Waterworks Road in Ashgrove where a 25-year-old man received a stab wound to his upper arm.
The man was transported to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital for treatment to a non-life threatening injury.
Police were then advised a second man had been stabbed and had travelled to a Zillmere address.
A short time later officers attended a Handford Road residence where they located the 26-year-old man inside with a serious stab wound to his chest.
He was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and underwent surgery where he remains in a critical condition.
A Holden Commodore located outside the Zillmere address has been seized for forensic testing.
Investigations are continuing into the incident with police appealing for anyone

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Inner West crime wrap, June 15 – 21

Break and Enter Dwelling
The total number of burglaries in the Inner West Patrol Group this past week was nine.

Suburb
Street
Time
Entry method

Property
stolen
Date

Kenmore
Eugenia Close
Morning

Open rear door
SNEAK BREAK
 
Car keys and 2019 red BMW M235I with registration 626ZPO

15/06/2020
 

Kenmore
Melita Street
Morning

Attempted entry to front door
SNEAK BREAK
Nil
15/06/2020

Anstead
Corymbia Crescent
Afternoon
Open Garage door
Cash, mobile phone and spectacles
19/06/2020

Fig Tree Pocket
Jesmond Road
Day
Entered through unlocked doors on second story
Cash and jewellery
15/06/2020

Brookfield
Gold Creek Road
Morning
Smashed rear window
Unknown
16/06/2020

Mitchelton
Samford Road
Between dates
Forced entry to kitchen window
Nil
03/06/2020 – 17/06/2020

Ashgrove
Toomba Avenue
Overnight

Garage door
SNEAK BREAK
Garage remote
20/06/2020

Samford Valley
Burton Lane
Between dates
Forced entry to glass sliding door
Jewellery and service medals
19/06/2020 – 21/06/2020

Chapel Hill
Diamantina Street
Between dates
Forced entry to rear sliding door
Alcohol
13/06/2020 – 23/06/2020

Steal from Premises
The total number of ‘steal from premises’ (businesses, schools, garages, etc) this past week was three.

Suburb
Street
Time
Type
Date

Gaythorne
Hurdcotte Street
Between times
Unit complex garage
17/06/2020 – 18/06/2020

Toowong
MacDonnell Street
Between dates
Residential dwelling
11/06/2020 – 15/06/2020

Ashgrove
Todd Street
Night
Residential dwelling carport
20/06/2020

Steal from Motor Vehicle
The total number of unlawful entries into motor vehicles this

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Serious domestic violence incident, Brisbane

A 28-year-old man has been charged following a serious domestic violence incident in Brisbane.
Police attended a Newstead residence after receiving information the man had prevented a 25-year-old woman from leaving the house after seriously injuring her.
The woman sustained serious abdominal and facial injuries.
She was transported to hospital to undergo further medical assessment and treatment.
The 28-year-old Newstead man has been charged with torture, deprivation of liberty, wounding, choking (domestic violence offence) and acts intended to main, disfigure or disable. He was also charged with two counts of possessing dangerous drugs, possessing drug utensils and receiving tainted property.
The man has been denied police bail and is due to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.
Investigations into the matter are ongoing.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime

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He wheel-y shouldn’t have done that

Officers from Bellbowrie Police Beat weren’t exactly stoked when they came across a modified scooter while they were conducting patrols around Kenmore Hills recently.
Do not try this at home or anywhere – it’s very dangerous and looks terrible
On the morning of Thursday, June 18, Senior Constable Chris Tetley was astounded to observe a man on a scooter towing half a bicycle on the roadway.
When questioned, the rider allegedly stated that he intended on towing his push bike to nearby shops to have it repaired. The man allegedly admitted that he knew it wasn’t a safe or a good idea.
The man was issued with a traffic infringement notice of $133 for the offence and had to re-tyre his modified scooter.
It is not unusual for us to come across illegally modified vehicles, but it’s safe to say that a vehicle held together with zip ties is not only dangerous but is terrible

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