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November Magentic Island Crime Wrap


On November 6, a man lost a wristwatch on Horseshoe Bay beach. QP2102093231 refers.

Between November 12 and November 13, a woman lost a mobile phone containing personal cards Horseshoe Bay. QP2102118928 refers.


Between November 16 and November 23, a woman lost her drivers licence in Nelly Bay. QP2102182993 refers.


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.


Assault

On the evening of November 29, three women were assaulted at a licensed premises on Nelly Bay Road, Nelly Bay. Investigations are continuing. QP2102223464 refers.

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


Driving offences

On November 20, a Picnic Bay woman was issued infringement notices for driving an unregistered, uninsured vehicle in Picnic Bay. QP2102162571 refers.


On November 4, a Picnic Bay man and woman were charged with operating an immobilised vehicle in Picnic Bay. They will appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court on January 4. QP2102254833 and QP2102254863 refers.


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.


E-scooters on Magnetic Island

Since the arrival of commercial e-scooters at the beginning of September, Magnetic Island Police have issued 34 infringement notices to 34 users of the personal mobility devices. Ten infringement notices were issued to 10 users in November.

Please familiarise yourself with Queensland road rules for personal mobility devices at https://www.qld.gov.au/transport/safety/rules/wheeled-devices/personal-mobility-devices and ride safely.


Infringement notices

Throughout November, police have issued a number of infringement notices for people speeding, failing to comply with road signs, failing to wear seatbelts 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.

Please obey all road and speed signs. These signs have been placed to increase road safety and will be enforced.


Police will continue to monitor and enforce compliance with road signage and road rules over the Christmas period with a view of decreasing traffic crashes and road trauma.

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