Boonah police called to disturbance calls

Boonah police respond to disturbance calls

BOONAH police report a 39-year-old Miami man who was holidaying at Lake Moogerah Caravan Park with family and friends will now face Ipswich Magistrates Court charged with dangerous driving and driving with a mid-range breath alcohol reading.

Police were called to a disturbance at the caravan park on Sunday after a Landcruiser station wagon was driven through the boom gate at speed, breaking the arm of the gate.

Officers said the vehicle then travelled at speed to the powered site area of the park grounds where the driver was reported to have caused a disturbance. Children were present in the area at the time. Police said ongoing investigations could lead to further charges. A breath alcohol reading of 0.121 will be alleged.

Another disturbance call on Tuesday, September 14 resulted in a court date for a 47-year-old Peak Crossing man.

Police said the man would face Ipswich Magistrates Court after creating a disturbance at the Peak Crossing Vet premises. They said the man was charged with public nuisance and being unlawfully on premises. The same man would also face similar charges relating to an incident at a neighbouring address on September 17. Police were again called to Peak Crossing on September 19 for in incident involving the same man. He was subsequently arrested for public nuisance and resisting police offences before being taken to the Ipswich Watchhouse and later released on bail.

Police also report the Peak Pub Pig Races, which were held on Saturday was a very enjoyable event but police were called about 9.30pm and issued an infringement notice for public nuisance to a 22-year-old Purga man who was then removed from the premises.