Property crime continues during COVID-19 physical distancing

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While more people are staying at home as we work to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there is still a considerable amount of property offences being reported around the Sunshine Coast.

A majority of these offences can be easily avoided if people lock their vehicles and houses, even when they are at home.

Police recently reported an increase in sneak offences on the canals, and this is continuing in the area.

Here is a summary of recent property offences for the Sunshine Coast. Is your street mentioned?

There were 11 break and enter and stealing offences recorded around the district.

These areas included:

  • David Low Way, Marcoola and Diddillibah
  • Cotton Tree Parade, Cotton Tree
  • Dalszell Court, Burnside
  • Podargus Parade, Peregian Beach
  • River Esplanade, Mooloolaba
  • Boram Street, Currimundi
  • Thrushs Road, Dulong
  • Hendry Street, Tewantin
  • Statesman Circuit, Sippy Downs
  • Keswick Street, Meridan Plains

There were 11 steal from vehicles recorded around the district.

The main items stolen were wallets and registration plates.

People are able to purchase anti theft screws from automative and hardware stores which will help deter registration theft.

You can also prevent the theft of wallets by removing them from your vehicle.

The locations involved were:

  • Wollomia Way, Sunrise Beach
  • Pildara Street, Wurtulla
  • Ben Lexcen Drive, Sunrise Beach
  • Balyata/Coonang Streets, Warana
  • Deepwater Circuit, Pelican Waters
  • Woodlands Boulevard, Meridan Plains
  • Kidleys Road, Cootharaba
  • Mill Street, Nambour
  • Nickilin Way, Wurtulla

There were 10 stolen vehicle offences recorded at:

  • Alkira Street, Buddina
  • Oceanic Drive, Warana
  • Dual Avenue, Warana
  • Owan Drive, Landsborough
  • Winston Court, Landsborough
  • Nungo Street, Pacific Paradise
  • Mons Road, Forest Glen
  • Bourke Street and Esplanade, Golden Beach
  • Elizabeth Way, Nambour

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

 
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