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Crime Wrap Magnetic Island March

Lost or stolen property – Appeal for information regarding lost/stolen property

At 12pm on March 1, a man lost a Suncorp debit card at a supermarket on Sooning Street, Nelly Bay Road.

If you have any information about this or have lost your own property, please contact Policelink or make a report to our lost property portal.


Police are investigating an alleged assault that occurred at 11.30pm on March 20 in Nelly Bay.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Policelink and quote QP2100582702.

Drug and drinking offences

Police are investigating an alleged offence of navigating a vessel whilst under the influence of alcohol after two men were rescued from a vessel in waters off Nelly Bay on March 25.

On March 30, a 26-year-old Nelly Bay man was charged with numerous offences under the Drugs Misuse Act in relation to growing cannabis and possessing steroids including producing dangerous drugs, two counts of possessing dangerous drugs, three counts of possessing anything used in the commission of crime defined in part two and possess utensils or pipes that had been used.

He is scheduled to appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court on April 22.

On March 20, a 48-year-old Nelly Bay woman was charged with high range drink driving.

She is scheduled to appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court on April 29.

Remember mates look after their mates.

If you are aware of a person who is driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, please call Triple Zero (000) and report the matter. It could save their life and other lives on the road.

Unlawful use of motor vehicle

Police are investigating the alleged unlawful use of a motor vehicle where a moped was used between 7am on March 24 and 9am on March 28, on Sooning Street, Nelly Bay.

Infringement notices

Police have issued a number of infringement notices for people speeding, failing to comply with road signs, failing to wear seatbelts or restraining children, using mobile phones and parking offences.

The parking offences have been mostly around the Nelly Bay ferry terminal.

Police have been taking enforcement action towards vehicles parked illegally in front of the Nelly Bay shopping centre, in the barge car lane and in the no standing zone in Boulder Court.

Failing to stop at stop signs has been prevalent in Horseshoe Bay.

Back to school

Queensland schools will resume on April 19 and motorists are advised that school zone speed limits will apply.

Magnetic Island Police were impressed with the road safety displayed by motorists over the busy Easter weekend period on Magnetic Island.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form24hrs per day at

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at

Quote these reference numbers: QP2100533941, QP2100560815, QP2100586044, QP2100593681.

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