Russell Island Crime Wrap

Russell Island Crime Wrap

JULY 2019

Domestic Violence

Russell Island Police investigated four alleged Domestic Violence incidents over the course of the month.

In an emergency call the police on Triple Zero (000).

DVConnect Womensline
Phone: 1800 811 811 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
DVConnect Mensline
Phone: 1800 600 636 (9am to midnight, 7 days a week)
Kids Helpline
Phone: 1800 55 1800 (24 hours, 7 days per week)
Phone: 13 11 14 (24-hour Crisis Counselling Line)

Traffic offences

A 38-year-old man will appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on August 6 for a dangerous driving incident that occurred on High Street, Russell Island on July 8.

Russell Island Police issued several infringements for uninsured and unregistered vehicles over the course of the month.

A reminder to members of the community that the areas at the ferry car park zoned for emergency vehicles only are for paramedics, police and fire service vehicles only. Infringement notices will be issued for any non-emergency vehicle stopped in these zones.

The month of August will see a focus on road safety in the South Brisbane Metropolitan District, which includes the Russell Island Police Division.


A 41-year-old woman will appear in the Cleveland Magistrates Court on August 22, for a trespassing offence that occurred at an address on Romford Crescent, Russell Island on July 13.

Vehicle security awareness

There are a few simple things that people can do to help prevent their vehicles and their valuables being stolen from vehicles.

Motorists are reminded to: lock doors, ensure windows are up, remove valuables from view, park in well-lit locations and consider using anti-theft devices such as steering locks, alarms, engine immobilisers, anti fuel theft devices etc.

Do not leave keys under the seat, under wheel arches or in the ignition. For more vehicle safety tips, click here.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via 24hrs per day.

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