Russell Island Crime Wrap

Russell Island crime wrap, November

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Assault and property damage: A 35-year-old man from Russell Island will appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on December 12, charged with multiple offences including serious assault, wilful damage, public nuisance and obstruct police after an incident that allegedly occurred in the vicinity of Bayswater Road, Russell Island on November 2.

Obstruct police: A 34-year-old Ipswich man will appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on December 19, for the offence of serious obstruct police after an incident that allegedly occurred on Little Cove Road, Russell Island on November 7.

Domestic violence: Russell Island Police investigated three 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)
  • Lifeline
    Phone: 13 11 14 (24-hour Crisis Counselling Line)

Traffic offences: Russell Island Police have taken action against five drivers for using unregistered and uninsured vehicles on Russell Island over the course of the month. Several other infringement notices have also been issued for a wide range of traffic offences.

A 44-year-old Russell Island man will appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on December 3, in relation to driving whilst disqualified and obstruct police after an incident that occurred on Taylor Street, Russell Island on November 3.

A 42-year-old woman from Russell Island will appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on December 19, in relation to driving whilst unlicensed after an incident that occurred on Centre Road, Russell Island on November 8.

A 50-year-old woman from Russell Island will appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on the December 16, in relation to driving whilst unlicensed after an incident that occurred on Tenanne Street, Russell Island on November 8.

A 23-year-old Russell Island man will appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on December 3, in relation to driving whilst disqualified after an incident that occurred on Tenanne Street, Russell Island on November 5.

A 29-year-old Russell Island man will appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on December 16 in relation to driving whilst disqualified and drink driving after an incident that occurred on Hakea Street, Russell Island on November 15.

Drug offences: On November 8, police from the Capalaba Tactical Crime Squad executed a search warrant at an address on Kennedy Avenue, Russell Island where a large amount of Australian currency and cannabis were seized, along with other drug related paraphernalia. A 41-year-old Russell Island man will appear in the Cleveland Magistrates Court on December 19 for a range of offences including supplying dangerous drugs and possessing dangerous drugs.

On November 4, police from Redland Bay Criminal Investigation Branch executed a search warrant at an address on Tenanne Street, Russell Island. A 24-year-old woman and a 21-year-old woman will both appear in the Cleveland Magistrates Court on December 10, in relation to possession of drug paraphernalia.

A 42-year-old woman from Russell Island will appear in Cleveland Magistrates Court on December 19 in relation to possession of drug paraphernalia after an incident that occurred on Centre Road, Russell Island on November 8.

Public nuisance: A 49-year-old Russell Island woman was issued with an infringement notice for a public nuisance after an incident that occurred on Orme Drive, Russell Island on November 17.

A 50-year-old Russell Island woman was issued with an infringement notice for failing to leave a licenced premises after an incident that occurred at a business located on Jackson Road, Russell Island on November 16.

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 closed
  • Not have valuables on display
  • Don’t park vehicles in vulnerable positions and
  • Consider using anti – theft devices ie steering locks, alarms, engine immobilisers, anti-fuel-theft devices etc
  • Place valuables in the boot, glove box, centre console or under blankets so thieves aren’t tempted to target your vehicle.
  • Do not leave keys under the seat, under wheel arches or in the ignition.

Changing perspectives on property crime – vehicle security

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.

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