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DASH CAM FOOTAGE SOUGHT OF VARSITY LAKES CRASH

Information is being sought from the public after a serious traffic crash on the Gold Coast today. Just after 7am, two cars and a utility were involved in a collision at the intersection of Scottsdale Drive and Stapley Drive in Varsity Lakes. A 51-year-old woman was taken to hospital in a serious condition with chest, face and ankle injuries. An 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old man were also taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries. Police are asking anyone who may have captured any dashcam vision of the crash to contact them.

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ONE CAR FLIPS AND ANOTHER LOOSES CONTROL ON THE GOLD COAST

A car has flipped onto its roof after being rear-ended by another vehicle on the Gold Coast. Police say the incident happened at around 9:30 last night, when a car that was allegedly weaving in and out of traffic on the M1 Pacific Motorway at Coomera failed to give way to a merging vehicle in front. The car in front has then veered to the right, hitting a guard rail and flipping onto its roof. The first car skidded for approximately fifty metres before spinning 360 degrees on the roadway and coming to a stop. The driver and sole occupant of the first car, a 23-year-old Eagleby man, sustained cuts and abrasions and was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital for observation. He is scheduled to appear in Southport Magistrates Court later this month, charged with dangerous operation of …

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MAN FACING POKIE THEFT CHARGES DATING BACK TO 2009

A 53-year-old Gold Coast man has been arrested in relation to alleged break and enter offences dating back to 2009. Police believe the offender has been active in Queensland and New South Wales for several years, allegedly targeting poker machines in sports clubs and other commercial businesses. Police this morning executed a search warrant at an address in Elanora on the Gold Coast, where the 53-year-old was arrested. He’s facing charges relating to over 28 break and enter offences allegedly committed from North Brisbane to the Gold Coast between 2009 and 2017.

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ONE HOSPITALISED AFTER GOLD COAST ALTERCATION

A man with alleged links to the Lone Wolves Outlaw Motorcycle Gang has faced court over a fight on the Gold Coast. Police say at around 1.15am this morning, an altercation broke out between two men at a Tequila Court address in Mermaid Waters. As a result of the fight, one of the men – a 28-year-old Mermaid Waters man – was taken to hospital with serious wounds to his arms and torso. Investigations lead police to a Burleigh Heads address, where another 28-year-old man was taken into custody and charged with one count of intending to cause grievous bodily harm. Police allege the 28-year-old Burleigh Heads man has links to the Lone Wolves Outlaw Motorcycle Gang.

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29-YEAR-OLD ARRESTED OVER ALLEGED STABBING

A man has been stabbed in the neck during an fight on the Gold Coast this afternoon. Police say the incident took place at a licensed premises on Cavill Avenue in Surfers Paradise, at around 3.30pm. It’s alleged a 24-year-old man produced a knife and stabbed the 29-year-old in the neck during the altercation which involved a number of people. The man was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the 24-year-old was arrested at the scene.

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MURDER CHARGES LAID AFTER GOLD COAST HOUSE FIRE

UPDATE: A man has been charged with murder following a house fire on the Gold Coast this morning. Emergency services responded to reports of a fire at a home on Bushmead Street at Nerang, around 1:30am. A 26-year-old Nerang man was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, but he passed away this morning. Police have now charged a 22-year-old Nerang man with murder. He is due to face Southport Magistrates Court on Monday. ——————————- UPDATE: A 26-year-old man has died as a result of burns he sustained in a house fire on the Gold Coast. The blaze took hold at around 1:30 this morning at a home in Nerang. The man was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, but he passed away this morning. Police have taken a 22-year-old man into custody. ——————————- A man has …

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DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY CHARGES LAID ON THE GOLD COAST

Gold Coast police expect to lay charges against a man over a deprivation of liberty and assault incident early this morning. Police allege the 29-year-old man attempted to flood the inside of a residence and set fire to property at an address on Hanlan Street in Surfers Paradise, shortly after midnight. A woman in her 20s attempted to leave, but police say the man threatened her with knives and forcibly prevented her from leaving. It’s also alleged he spat at officers while they tried to restrain him. The woman was uninjured during the incident.

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MAN ALLEGEDLY EXPOSES HIMSELF ON A GOLD COAST BUS

A Brisbane man will face court after allegedly exposing himself to two young girls on a Gold Coast bus. Police say the incidents occurred on a bus that travelled through Varsity Lakes and Miami on May 31, at around 2pm. It’s further alleged one of the incidents involved a 12-year-old girl. A 41-year-old West End man has been charged with two counts of indecent treatment of a child under 16. He is due to face Southport Magistrates Court on September 6.

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