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MT WARNING BUSH WALKERS TARGETED BY OPPORTUNISTIC THIEVES

First it was surfers, now bush walkers have become a favourite target of thieves – their new haunt, Mount Warning where cars have been smashed and raided. Meantime, Tweed police are still on the hunt for a man who tied up and robbed Tavern workers, armed with a machete. Read More »

61 YEAR OLD FRONTS COURT OVER POLICE STATION GRAFFITI

The 62 year old man accused of spraying graffiti over Kingscliff Police Station – while officers were inside – has fronted court. Stanley Emanuel is charged with damaging property and two counts of assaulting a police officer. Police allege, the unlikely vandal was trying to incriminate a group of local delinquents.  He’ll front court again next month. Read More »

HOSPITAL EVACUATED FOR FEAR OF GAS FUMES

Suspected gas fumes, shut down parts of Gold Coast University Hospital overnight, forcing 40 people – including ER patients – to evacuate. Police and fire crews investigated, but no leak was found. Read More »

MOTHER’S CRIME SPREE CUT SHORT AFTER ARREST

A Nerang mother’s alleged crime spree has come to an end, four days after – police claim – she robbed a real estate agent at gun-point. The court heard, she used his credit card to buy hundreds of dollars worth of brand name clothes – a far cry from the prison browns she now wears. Read More »

CHARITY WORKERS DISCOVER THOUSANDS IN CASH HIDDEN AMONGST DONATION

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Charity shop workers find all sorts of things hidden inside clothing donations… But the latest discovery by Red Cross volunteers at Coolangatta was truly surprising. They were about to pin a two dollar sign on a vinyl pouch, when they opened it to find… a big wad of cash. Read More »

FAKE FIFTIES FOUND DURING RAID

Police have seized numerous fake fifty dollar notes, after dismantling a home-based counterfeiting operation. Much to their amazement, the alleged offenders used everyday items to create their phoney money. They’re warning shop keepers to be vigilant. Read More »

BRUTAL CAT DECAPITATION “DISGRACEFUL”: POLICE

A couple woke to a grisly scene early this morning, finding a decapitated cat in their front yard, and a message written on their garage door, in what’s presumed to be the animal’s blood. Residents were jarred awake by a loud explosion just before three am, finding a car burning in a driveway. “It’s horrendous, not just for the residents, but for the community as a whole. It’s something which I haven’t encountered previously and it’s quite disgraceful.” Police say the residents are assisting police with their investigations. They can’t confirm if the homeowners are known to them. Read More »

SNIFFER DOGS CATCH PARTIERS OUT

Two men have been charged with drug possession, following a police operation on the Gold Coast overnight. Sniffer dogs were brought into several party hotspots at Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach. The two men charged, both aged in their twenties, will face Southport Court. Read More »

TWEED SHOOTING SHROUDED IN MYSTERY

A Tweed shooting victim is staying tight-lipped about the reason he and his brother were walking along a bush track early on Monday a week ago. The 26-year-old has now been released from hospital, after a bullet fired from a dark coloured car went straight through his right buttock. Bullet casings were found at the scene, just off the highway in Tweed Heads West. Police are yet to confirm if there are any links to bikies, or whether the shooter was known to the victim. They’re appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Read More »

DRIVER BEHIND THE WHEEL DURING AGGRESSIVE MURWILLUMBAH CONFRONTATION FRONTS COURT

The driver behind the wheel during a confrontation that left five police injured has appeared in court. Matthew Eric Carven today pleaded guilty to reckless driving, using offensive language in public and one count of assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Read More »

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