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10 worst streets in Gladstone for drug crime in 2016

POLICE have recorded 154 drug related offence in the Gladstone QPS Division in the past three months.

In light of the recent "Dob in a Dealer" campaign launched by Crime Stoppers in Gladstone, we have pulled together a list of 10 drug hotspots in Gladstone over the past three months.

The campaign encourages members of the public to report suspicious activity which may lead to the arrests of people manufacturing or selling drugs, especially ice.

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Drug related offences in the Gladstone region. Source: QPS
Drug related offences in the Gladstone region. Source: QPS

Police use this crime data, which details the number of offences by the type of crime, to patrol certain areas.

The map also shows where there are clusters in suburbs, but finding clusters in streets takes a much closer scan.

Drug related offences in Gladstone suburbs. Source: QPS.
Drug related offences in Gladstone suburbs. Source: QPS.

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Here are Gladstone's worst streets for drug crime in the past three months:

1. Toolooa St, Toolooa -- 9

Toolooa St is the Gladstone street with the most drug offences in the past three months. The nine drug offences were sprawled from one end of the street to the other.

There were four in one location near the Pier St intersection, and three between Little St and Cross St. But the other two were single offences.

Status: 9 solved

2. Charles St, West Gladstone -- 6

The six drug offences were clustered in one location.

Status: Solved

3. Quoin St, West Gladstone -- 6

The six drug offences on Quoin St, which runs parallel to Charles St, were clustered.  

Status: Solved

4. Hansen Cres, Clinton -- 6

The six drug offences were clustered in the one location.

Status: Solved

5. Oregon Ct, New Auckland -- 5

The five offences were clustered in the one location.

Status: Solved.

6. Sun Valley Rd, Kin Kora -- 6

The six drug offences were clustered in the one location.  

Status: Solved

7. Lorikeet Ave, New Auckland -- 4

The four drug offences were clustered in the one location.

Status: Solved.

8. Keppel Ave, Clinton -- 4

The four drug offences were clustered in the one location.

Status: Solved

9. Aerodrome Rd, Clinton -- 4

The four drug offences were clustered in the one location.

Status: Solved

10. Phillip St, Tannum Sands -- 4

The four drug offences were clustered in the one location.

Status: Solved



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