Jimboomba Times Police Beat

Lock your cars: Jimboomba Police have reminded residents to lock their cars and not leave valubles inside their cars after a spate of cars have been broken into in recent weeks.
Lock your cars: Jimboomba Police have reminded residents to lock their cars and not leave valubles inside their cars after a spate of cars have been broken into in recent weeks.

Expensive night out for local

A 26-year-old Jimboomba man has been fined more than $1500 for public nuisance and obstruct police after an incident at a licence premises on December 5.

Police were called at 7.20pm by staff at the premises after the man was alledgedly threatening other patrons and swearing.

The 26-year-old was arrested for public nuisance and given a fine $756 and during his arrest he tripped an officer and received a second $756 fine for obstruct police.

The officer who was tripped by the man only received minor injuries.

The 26-year-old has also been banned from licensed premises in the Jimboomba distrioct for three months.

Break-in at New Beith

Two laptops were stolen from a New Beith home during a break and enter on December 4.

Unknown offenders gained entry by prying open a sceurity screen on a bedroom window before breaking the window between 9.30am and 3.45pm. 

Once inside the offenders searched the house and garage where they also stole a phonecharger from a car in the garage.

Cars broken into

Jimboomba Police have again reminded residents not to leave their valuables in their vehicles after 20 vehicles were broken into across the region in the past fortnight.

Cars were broken into in the suburbs of Jimboomba, Flagstone, Greenbank and Yarrabilba with items taken including bags, wallets and other items.

Jimboomba Police sergeant Rob Duncan said people have to be conscious of not leaving their property visible to opportunistic thieves.

"People have to be mindful of not leaving items in cars," he said.

"We still have a bit of an issue in this area with people not locking their cars also, it's getting better as the area grows but people do need to remember to always lock their cars."

Sergeant Duncan said it is important that people also be mindful of not hiding valuables in their cars in public places such as shopping centre car parks as thieves may be watching.