Cairns teenager charged over random attacks on international touristsPolice say a teenager hid in mud near the Cairns Esplanade after raping and attempting to rape two international tourists.A TEENAGER allegedly brutally raped a young international tourist, before bashing and attempting to rape another, in two apparently random attacks in Far North Queensland.The 18-year-old from Cairns is due to front court on Monday morning, charged with a string of assault offences, including four counts of rape, attempted rape, torture and deprivation of liberty.Police will a..>> view original
Cairns teenager missing for four daysThis Edmonton teen has been missing for four days. Concerns are growing for a missing 13-year-old girl who was last seen in Cairns on Thursday.She was last seen on McLaughlin Road, near Bentley Park College in Edmonton, on the morning of July 14, police said. The girl has not made contact with any friends or family since. She is described as Aboriginal, about 165cm tall with a solid build and brown hair. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. © Nine Digital..>> view original
Father charged over son's death at Cairns houseA WITNESS has described a heated argument between a father and son at a White Rock house before it allegedly ended in one fatal punch.A 54-year-old man has become the first person in the Far North to be charged with unlawful striking causing death following the incident at a Siren Cl residence on Saturday.Detectives allege he and his 27-year-old son became embroiled in an argument that turned physical around 2pm.He has allegedly punched his son to the head which has caused the younger man to fal..>> view original
Police investigating following fatal crash south of CairnsALCOHOL and high speed are being considered as the cause of a shocking crash which left a Yarrabah man dead.The 23-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene on Saturday night after his vehicle left Pine Creek Rd and is believed to have hit a tree then rolled several times.Cairns Forensic Crash Unit Sgt Scott Ezard said initial investigations suggest the westbound car had initially veered left on to the road shoulder, then overcorrected and left the road on the right.He said witnesses had re..>> view original
Businesses warned to lock up following burglary spate in Cairns ...A SECURITY warning has been issued to Northern Beaches businesses as police hunt a man wanted over a string of break-ins.A cafe, hardware store, pet shop, pizza store, seafood wholesaler and convenience store have been hit over the past six weeks, with Smithfield-based detectives believing the same man is behind all of the robberies.They have released a CCTV image of the alleged offender in the hopes of public help to identify him.Detective Sen-Constable Scott Parsons said the man was primarily ..>> view original
Cairns weekend media wrap, Monday July 18Arson and other charges, Edmonton: Detectives charged a 13-year-old Mooroobool boy yesterday as part of investigations into a vehicle fire which completely destroyed a truck at Edmonton. It will be alleged the boy gained entry to a Logomeir Road construction site and forced entry to a storage shed. He then forced entry to the truck, which was set up as a drilling rig on the site, before setting fire to the cabin and fleeing on foot. Emergency crews attended the location and fire officers fought..>> view original
Sheridan street, CairnsPolice believe the person pictured in this image may be able to assist officers with the investigation into a recent Fare evasion which occurred on Sunday July 3 2016 at approximately 2:30AM ..>> view original
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