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17 October, 2020

Cassowary Coast Crime Wrap

Here's the latest crime wrap for Cassowary Coast

Disturbance, East Palmerston: A 50-year-old Tarzali man has been charged with one count each of threatening violence, wilful damage, and common assault following an incident on Tuesday.

The man attended a Palmerston Highway address around 9pm on Tuesday evening.

It will be alleged while at the address, he has brandished an assortment of tools, throwing one at a person at the address and making threats to a resident at the address.

It will be further alleged that he has thrown a hammer at a car that was at the address causing a spotlight on the vehicle to shatter.

He was arrested at the scene and transported to the Innisfail Watch house where he was charged. He is scheduled to appear at the Innisfail Magistrates Court on November 2.

Drugs located, East Innisfail: It will be alleged police located a drug utensil, cannabis, MDMA powder, methylamphetamine crystals and a large sum of money after officers intercepted a 44-year-old Cullinane man around 8pm Tuesday evening on Ryan Street.

He was charged with three counts of possessing a dangerous drug, possessing of property suspected of being the proceeds of an offence under the Drug Misuse Act and possess a drug utensil.

He is due to appear in the Innisfail Magistrates Court on November 16.

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