Blackwater officer-in-charge Sergeant Rob Smith with Constable Andre Garbellotto and Constable Sean Mildred.
Blackwater officer-in-charge Sergeant Rob Smith with Constable Andre Garbellotto and Constable Sean Mildred. Jessica Dorey

CRIME WRAP: Blackwater hit by a string of offences

BLACKWATER has been hit by a string of offences, including drink-driving, traffic violations and theft.

The incidents all took place last week, from June 16-22.

About 1.30pm on June 17, a cattle truck rolled on Comet River Rd, Comet.

The 50-year-old driver suffered minor injuries and a number of cattle were killed.

Police investigations are continuing.

Reference: QP1901172582

Between 1am and 2am on June 18, a vehicle on Pandanus St, Blackwater was unlawfully entered and property stolen.

Police are investigating.

Reference: QP1901175882

Between 8pm on June 17 and 8.40am on June 18, number plates were stolen from a vehicle on Mackenzie St, Blackwater.

Police investigations are continuing.

Reference: QP1901177831

About 9.45pm on June 18, police intercepted a vehicle on Railway St, Blackwater.

The 30-year-old male driver was allegedly driving with a breath alcohol concentration of 0.106.

He will appear in the Blackwater Magistrates Court on July 5, charged with drink-driving.

Reference: QP1901181678

Between 8.35am and 8.54am on June 21, a two-vehicle crash occurred on Mackenzie St, Blackwater.

Police investigations are continuing.

Reference: QP1901197220

Last week, police at Blackwater also investigated a small number of suspected domestic violence incidents.

Police would like to thank members of the community who reported these matters.

"Your support allows police to investigate and take action as required, to support and provide protection to victims as well as prosecuting offenders,” Sergeant Rob Smith said.

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.

Quote these reference numbers: QP1901172582, QP1901175882, QP1901177831, QP1901181678, QP1901197220.



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