Charges Filed After Discovery Of A Suspicious Device in Brendale

Authorities have charged a 35-year-old man from West End in connection with the discovery of a suspicious device at a business premises in Brendale yesterday.



According to the Queensland Police Service, officers executed a search warrant around 10:30 AM on Monday at a business located on Leitchs Road. During the search, they uncovered a suspicious device, prompting the declaration of a crime scene.

The device was safely destroyed by police explosive technicians. Subsequent investigations led to the arrest of the 35-year-old West End man, who now faces three counts of unlawful dealing with explosives or noxious substances.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Brisbane Magistrates Court today, May 15th. Police have stated that investigations into the matter are ongoing.



If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

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

Quote this reference number: QP2400820503

Published 15-May-2024

Assistance For Alleged Armed Robbery

Police are urgently appealing to the public for assistance in identifying a man and vehicle involved in an alleged armed robbery that occurred on January 30, 2024.



The initial report suggests that a motorbike rider broke down around 9:50 PM at the intersection of Old Northern Road, Flamengo Drive, and Albany Creek Road. A grey or silver sedan pulled up next to the stranded motorist. A man, wearing a motorbike helmet, emerged from the car and threatened the victim with a knife.

The assailant then physically assaulted the victim before stealing the motorbike and pushing it in the direction of Albany Creek Road.



Officers from the Ferny Grove Criminal Investigation Branch are urging any motorists who were in the area at the time to review their dashcam footage, in case they captured the incident on camera.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information or footage that may assist with the investigation is strongly encouraged to contact the police using the online suspicious activity form at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444. Quote this reference number: QP2400171660

Published 2-February-2024