Gladstone's weekly crime report: Theft, break ins
GLADSTONE Police are investigating two reports of crime within the region from this week.
Steal from Vehicle: Kennedy Close, Glen Eden
The offence location is the driveway of a residence. The vehicle, a red Kia Cerato sedan bearing QLD registration 002IVE, was unlocked at the time of the offence. Unknown offender/s have gained access through the left front passenger door. Once inside the vehicle the offender/s have located the victim's HP backpack containing a laptop, external drives and cables. The passenger's front door was left wide open when leaving.
Property Item stolen: 500GB external disk drive valued at $79.00; Toshiba 2 TB external disk drive; Hewlett Packard Probook 4730S valued at $2,000
Burglary with Breaking - Flounders Street, Toolooa
The offence location is a dwelling which backs on to bushland. The victim states that this is the eighth offence since July this year. Unknown offender/s have attempted to gain entry into the locked and secured dwelling by pulling off a security screen from one of the rear windows and dislodging it from its tracks. No entry has been gained and nothing seems to have been stolen. No one was home at the time of the offence.
Police urge all residents to be vigilant with the security of their property. By ensuring homes and vehicles are locked and properly secured, it will decrease the likelihood of becoming a victim of an opportunist crime.
Police encourage members of the public to report any suspicious behaviour.
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Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.