Russell Island Crime Wrap
Burglary: Redland Bay Criminal Investigation Branch are currently investigating an alleged burglary that occurred at an address on Tenanne Street, Russell Island sometime between September 13 and the September 18. A number of tools were allegedly stolen.
Theft: Russell Island Police are currently investigating the alleged theft of a skate board from outside a business premises located on High Street, Russell Island that occurred on September 10.
Domestic violence: Russell Island Police investigated eight 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 39-year-old Russell Island man will appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on October 1 for a drink driving incident that occurred on High Street, Russell Island on the September 14.
Russell Island Police issued several infringements for uninsured and unregistered vehicles over the course of the month.
Police would also like to remind community members again that the areas at the ferry carpark zoned for emergency vehicles are for emergency services use only. Infringement notices will be issued for any non-emergency vehicle stopped in these zones.
Trespassing: A 35-year-old Russell Island man will appear in the Cleveland Magistrates Court on the October 17 for a trespassing offence that occurred at a business located on High Street, Russell Island on September 18.
Public nuisance: A 36-year-old Russell Island man will appear in the Cleveland Magistrates Court on October 17, for a public nuisance offence that occurred on High Street, Russell Island on September 7.
A 48-year-old Russell Island man was issued with an infringement notice for a public nuisance incident that occurred on Amanda Street, Russell Island on September 17.
Vehicle security awareness: There are a few simple things that people can do to help prevent their vehicles and valuables being stolen from vehicles.
Motorists are reminded to:
- Lock doors
- Ensure windows are up
- Don’t leave valuables visible or in the car
- Don’t park vehicles in vulnerable positions
- Use anti-theft devices such as steering locks, alarms, engine immobilisers, anti-fuel theft devices and anti-theft number plate screws
- Do not leave keys under the seat, under wheel arches or in the ignition.
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 crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.