Gladstone police investigate stealing offences

GLADSTONE police are investigating a number of stealing and other offences.

Equipment and tools were take from two tool boxes in the back of a vehicle in Peter Corones Drive, Kirkwood.

Two small grey bags containing tools valued at $500 each, a yellow and blue vinyl bag containing tools valued at $1000, a silver torque wrench branded Warren Brown valued at $700, and a silver torque wrench branded SCA valued at $80 were stolen.

In William St, Gladstone, offenders tried to enter a property by removing the flyscreen at the front of the residence and removing louvres from the back window that accessed the laundry.

They then broke a side window to gain access to the downtairs section of the house.

Items have been stolen from a Caterpillar roller that was parked near the road on Blackmans Gap Rd, Boyne Valley.

A UHF radio was stolen from the dash of the roller, along with a Swan Outback infrared security camera that was mounted to the roof.

Fuel also was siphoned from the vehicle.

In Gladstone, a man entered a bottle shop, stole a carton of rum and started to walk away from the store without attempting to pay for the goods.

He also threatened two witnesses.

The man was arrested on Auckland St, and while being transported he spat on the windows of the police vehicle.

And a handbag was stolen from a house in Wood St, Barney Point after the resident of the house left the bag on the front veranda.

The fake leopard print handbag contained a snakeskin purse, a white Samsung Galaxy S3 with a cracked screen and various cards, passes, licences and personal effects.

Anyone with information which could assist is asked to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously on 1800 333 000 or

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