This map shows the location of the crimes listed in the story.
This map shows the location of the crimes listed in the story. Contributed

Power leads thrown into M'boro pool by vandals

A. Mungar

Wilful damage

VANDALS have targeted not-for-profit wildlife carers Fraser Coast Wildlife Sanctuary on Mungar Rd and pierced four tyres of the organisation's four-wheel-drive overnight on February 19. The offenders entered by unknown means and have damaged the side wall of each tyre.

B. Maryborough

Break and Enter

A GYMPIE Rd unattended unit has been hit by thieves.

On February 21, offenders opened an unlocked sliding door and entered. They stole credit cards, change and a licence from a purse, and five packets of tobacco.

C. Maryborough


A MALE burglar was interrupted rummaging through the victim's handbag in Ward St in Maryborough.

At 1.30pm, the male entered through the rear door of the dwelling, moving into the kitchen and to a handbag on the kitchen chair. The thief was interrupted by the victim, and fled.

D. Granville


THE tool boxes on each of the tractors parked at a Walkers Point Rd property in Granville have been searched and vandals have discharged two fire extinguishers from one of the tractors. The discarded extinguishers were located approximately 20m from the tractor in a canefield.

E. River Heads

Stolen motor vehicle

A WHITE 1999 Ford Courier ute was stolen from the driveway of a River Heads Rd address during the day on February 22.

The vehicle was locked and secured but offenders have somehow opened the windows or doors.

Once inside, it appears that they have removed the steering lock and driven off.


Wilful damage

EXPENSIVE pool equipment was damaged at the Maryborough Aquatic Centre when vandals threw electronics and equipment into the pool.

Sometime between 7pm last Monday night and 4.50am the next morning, offenders jumped over the perimeter fence to the centre equipment and threw chairs, children's play equipment, power leads and safety equipment into the pool.

There was a tap out the front of the centre that had been turned on with the water left running.

The property reported damaged at this time is two industrial pool cleaners which were thrown into a swimming pool with their electrical components also submerged in the water.

There was a large cleaner worth about $15,000 and a smaller model valued at about $10000.

G. Maryborough


A TEACHER at Maryborough West State School in North St was targeted by thieves on February 21.

Suspects have attended the desk of the victim, and located the victim's handbag next to the desk. The teacher's purse was stolen.

H. Hervey Bay

Stealing number plates

THIEVES stole the number plates of a car parked near the intersection of Mitta Way and Truro St at Urangan overnight on Monday.

The vehicle was parked on the front footpath when the Qld rego 622JRF plates were stolen.

I. Hervey Bay


TWO mail packages were stolen from a Garden Dr address at Urangan on February 21

The two boxes were addressed to St Johns Ambulance Service and contained course packs on First Aid and CPR.

The items were delivered by TNT Delivery service, then stolen sometime between 7.30am and 2pm.

J. Hervey Bay


IPADS and a handbag were stolen from an Oleander Ave address at Kawungan on February 19.

In what appears to be a sneak offence, the offenders have entered the property through an unlocked laundry door.

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