In Brief: Crime

Warwick Watchmakers and Jewellers damage.

Fatal Leyburn crash

Police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred on private property at Leyburn last Thursday evening.

Emergency services were called to the property just before 5:30pm following reports an off-road racing truck had crashed.

Early investigations suggest the truck rolled while negotiating a corner and caught alight.

The female driver escaped the vehicle, while her 41-year-old male co-pilot died at the scene despite the best efforts of bystanders to render first aid.

The driver was transported to Toowoomba Base Hospital with serious injuries.

Investigations into the circumstances of the crash are continuing.

Warwick Watchmakers and Jewellers break-in

A Palmerin Street business, Warwick Watchmakers and Jewellers, was broken in to and stolen from on Monday morning at 2.45am.

Warwick Police acting Officer in Charge Sergeant Cameron Slater said three offender approached the business and smashed the glass panel, stealing the contents.

Stanthorpe assault and break-in

On 2 May, Stanthorpe police officer-in-charge Gerard Brady said at 2.00am, police received a call from a 76-year-old male on Granite Street saying that someone broke into his house, assaulted him, and stole money.

Subsequent investigations resulted in a 15 and 17 year old juveniles being dealt with under provisions of the youth justice act in relation to break and enter, and robbery.

Investigations also have a 28 year old Stanthorpe male being charged with break and enter, and robbery in company.

He will appear in the Magistrates Court on 17 May.

Burnt out car, Warwick

At 10pm on 7 May, somebody set fire to a vehicle on the corner of Dragon Street and Bracker Road.

Police said that the details are vague and investigations are ongoing.