Police in Cunnamulla have been kept busy with a range of issues across the week.
A 42-year- old Cunnamulla man has been charged with allegedly trespassing for entering a dwelling, he’s due in Cunnamulla Magistrates Court on August 7.
Police are seeking the help of anyone that would be able to assist with the investigation in to a fuel stealing at a service station on Emma Street, Cunnamulla. The vehicle is described as a light grey/white 4WD towing a camper style trailer.
Anyone with information in relation to this offence can contact Constable Adam Kingsnorth at the Cunnamulla Police Station on 07 4655 8900 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
A 48-year- old Cunnamulla man has been charged with allegedly possessing a dangerous drug, He is due to appear at the Cunnamulla Magistrates Court on August 7.
A 44-year- old Cunnamulla female has been charged with allegedly possessing a dangerous drug, possessing a drug utensil and permitting use of place and will appear in Cunnamulla Magistrates Court on September 9.
A 25-year- old Cunnamulla female has been charged with driving over the general alcohol limit but not over the middle alcohol limit with an alleged reading of 0.059 per cent BA and will face court on Sept. 7TH.
Firearms amnesty 1 July – 30 September 2017
A National Firearms Amnesty is now underway and will operate until 30 September 2017.
This means any person, including licence holders, will have the ability to register or surrender unregistered firearms to a firearms dealer or police station without fear of prosecution.
Further, during the firearms amnesty the costs associated with registering a firearm will be waived, meaning, persons wishing to register unregistered firearms will not be charged any permit to acquire fee to register the unregistered firearm.
Police say that in Queensland, there are four (4) options available regarding the surrendering or registering unregistered firearms in their possession. These options are:
- Registering the firearm to an existing firearms licence (subject to the categories
and conditions of the licence);
- Surrendering the firearm at a firearms dealer for commercial sale;
- Surrendering a firearm at a firearms dealer or police station for safekeeping,
pending the issue of a firearms licence;
- Surrendering a firearm at a firearms dealer or police station for destruction.
Your local firearms dealer is Ken Maddox at the Ammunition and Guns Store located at 25 Wicks Street, Cunnamulla.
Domestic Violence – How to get help
Police are reminding the community that there are many service available to help you deal with the emotional and legal issues that come with being a victim of domestic and family violence.
It is possible people may be suffering from other conditions, such as depression or post- traumatic stress disorder, not formally diagnosed. If this is the case, you can receive support and treatment.
If you see someone in immediate danger or are experiencing it yourself contact police on Triple Zero (000).
Support services are available (but not limited) through:
DVConnect (women’s line) 1800 811 811
DVConnect (men’s line) 1800 600 636
Sexual Assault Line 1800 010 020
Lifeline (counselling service) 13 11 14
Relationship Australia 1300 364 277
Alcoholic Anonymous Helpline (10am-10pm 7 days) 1300 222 222