Qld Police Media 27 August 2015
Taskforce Maxima, State Crime Command today finalised Operation North Gulf 2 which targeted the criminal activities of a violent outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG).
On May 15 this year eight people were arrested for a range of serious criminal offences including torture, assault in company, extortion, grievous bodily harm, robbery and possession of drugs. This gang included ex-members of the Comancheros OMCG who claimed to be attempting to start up a chapter of the Rebels OMCG to be based in the western suburbs of Brisbane.
As result of recent investigations, a further eight men have arrested and charged with 58 serious criminal offences including grievous bodily harm, drug trafficking, arson of a home, arson of a vehicle, retaliation against a witness, extortion, assault occasioning bodily harm in company, threatening persons with firearm and recruiting persons to join a criminal organisation.
Posted in Clinical forensic medicine, Drug analysis and toxicology, Physical evidence
Tagged Arson, Assault, Burglary, Criminal motorcycle gang, Drug trafficking, Grievous Bodily Harm, OMCG, Police operations, Taskforce Maxima, Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Act (VLAD)
Qld Police Media 27 August 2015
Police have charged an 18-year-old Lockyer Waters man with murder following their investigations into the disappearance of 16-year-old Jayde Kendall from Gatton.
Earlier today the body of a girl, believed to be that of a teenager was located in Upper Tent Hill.
The 18-year-old man was charged with one count each of murder and misconduct with a corpse by interfering.
He is due to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court tomorrow.
Read at source
Brisbane Times news report 28 August 2015: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/jayde-kendall-missing-gatton-teens-body-found-friend-charged-with-murder-20150827-gj9j23.html
News.com.au report: http://www.news.com.au/national/school-friend-accused-of-murder-of-jayde-kendall/story-fncynjr2-1227502093260?from=public_rss
Brisbane Times AAP 26 August 2015
Two men have been charged following a fire that severely damaged an Ipswich home.
The house was unoccupied at the time the fire broke out early on Wednesday but the size of the blaze forced surrounding homes to be evacuated, a Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said.
A 23-year-old Leichhardt man and 33-year-old North Ipswich man will face Ipswich Magistrates Court on Wednesday.
Read at source: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/two-charged-after-house-fire-in-ipswich-20150826-gj7vc2.html
Gold Coast Bulletin 25 August 2015
HOMICIDE detectives are staying tight-lipped as they scour a large work shed and vacant block for evidence relating to the mystery disappearance of Gold Coast man, Greg Dufty.
It’s been 50 days since anyone has heard from or seen the 37-year-old, who is suspected to have been murdered.
Police descended on the Gaven property yesterday with plans to search the area for the next two days.
Brisbane Times Kristian Silva and Kim Stephens August 19, 2015
Police divers have scoured a dam on an Ipswich farm on Wednesday afternoon, as the search for missing Gatton teenager Jayde Kendall enters its fifth day.
The homicide squad has been called in to assist in the hunt for the 16-year-old, who vanished after leaving Lockyer District High School about 3.20pm on Friday.
She has not been seen since.
Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/item-belonging-to-missing-teenager-jayde-kendall-found-in-ipswich-20150819-gj2nz9.html
ABC News report: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-19/jayde-kendall-new-lead-in-search-for-missing-qld-teenager/6709376
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QPS News 17 August 2015
Police are investigating after a stolen car was found burnt out on Wednesday August 5 on Eprapah Road, Mount Cotton.