On March 26 and 27, officers from the Sunshine Coast Tactical Crime Squad executed six search warrants on properties in the Kenilworth Division resulting in seven people arrested on 23 drug and firearms related charges. Officers using trail bikes and quad bikes searched several large rural properties where police will allege a total of 83 […]
Commissioner Ian Stewart, Assistant Commissioner Mike Condon, Detective Senior Sergeant Steve Blanchfield and Detective Senior Constable Ross Hutton speaking following the verdict in the Daniel Morcombe trial.
Five men have been charged by Sunshine Coast Property Crime Squad in relation to the break and enter of a business in Palmview last month. Police will allege that the men entered the business on Frizzo Road sometime overnight between January 20 and 21 by forcing open the locked rear door. While they were inside, […]
Acting Assistant Commissioner Mike Keating addresses media today in relation to speed tolerences, drug related testing and back to school road safety.
Sunshine Coast Police and members from Taskforce Maxima have conducted a number of raids on storage sheds and residences in relation to drug distribution networks operating across the SunshineCoast over the last two days. This has resulted in 16 people being arrested and charged with 40 drug related matters ranging from drug trafficking, drug supply […]
The Queensland Police Service (QPS) will begin the first Australian trial of the use of segways to test their suitability to police operations. Police Minister Jack Dempsey said the three month trial would be undertaken by general duties officers at Brisbane’s South Bank and the Cairns Esplanade Police Beat. “New technologies such as segways need […]
The Queensland Government is delivering more police on the Sunshine Coast with 19 additional officers starting in the Sunshine Coast Police District since April 2012. Police Minister Jack Dempsey said the results of the Queensland Police Service’s (QPS) massive recruitment drive had been seen across the State. “In the last 12 months we have seen […]
Commissioner Ian Stewart today (June 18) announced new road safety initiatives which will be rolled out on July 1 as part of ongoing efforts to reduce the state’s road toll. Commissioner Ian Stewart said initiatives would include a reduction in speed tolerances and the publishing of speed camera locations in Queensland. “We need to take […]
The good news is that a missing Pomona woman has been located safe and well by the combined efforts of Sunshine Coast emergency services this morning. Local Disaster Coordination Centre Police Liaison Officer Senior Sergeant Peter Grace said the Pomona local made right the choice not to drive into flooded road. “Unfortunately she then became […]
Police are investigating a traffic crash at Coolum Beach this afternoon (15 Feb) in which two women were seriously injured.