Updated News for Peregian, Coolum, Noosa: May 2024

Updated: 28 May 2024

Update: Missing man, Doonan

Police have released further images of a missing 34-year-old man, who has been missing from Doonan since Sunday, May 12.

Dennis Cole, known as Danny, was last seen at an address on Sunrise Road but has not been seen or heard from since.

It is hoped the images might prompt recognition from someone who might have seen him.

A search and rescue was conducted by police and SES on May 18 and May 24 in the Doonan area, but so far, there has not been any sighting of him.

Police believe he is known to visit the Yandina Forest, Wappa Falls, Cooran and Pomona areas.

Dennis is described as Caucasian, around 183cm tall, with a proportionate build, brown hair and brown eyes.

Police are appealing to Danny, or anyone who knows where he is, to contact police.

Earlier: https://mypolice.qld.gov.au/missing-persons/missing-man-doonan/

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.Quote this reference number: QP2400821634

Updated: 22 May 2024

Dangerous operation charges, Noosaville

Police have charged a Sunrise Beach boy with 36 traffic offences that allegedly occurred across Noosaville, Peregian Beach, and Noosa Heads in nine separate incidents from March to May.

On Sunday, May 19, Detectives charged a 15-year-old Sunrise Beach boy with nine counts each of dangerous operation of a vehicle, driving without a driver’s licence, unregistered vehicle, and drive uninsured.

The arrest follows an investigation launched by Noosa Heads Child Protection Unit into road offences involving young people riding electric bikes throughout Noosa Heads.

It will be alleged detectives located a series of videos uploaded to social media, with the Sunrise Beach boy engaging in dangerous stunts on an electric bike.

The Sunrise Beach boy is expected to appear before Maroochydore Childrens Court today, May 22.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

Quote this reference number: QP2400829787

Updated: 21 May 2024

Missing Man, Doonan

Police are seeking public assistance to locate a 34-year-old man missing from Doonan since Sunday, May 12.

Dennis Cole was last seen at an address on Sunrise Road but has not been seen or heard from since.

Police and family hold concerns for his welfare, as his disappearance is out of character.

Dennis is described as Caucasian, around 183cm tall, with a proportionate build, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Police are appealing to Dennis, or anyone who knows where he is, to contact police.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

Quote this reference number: QP2400821634

Updated: 19 May 2024

Drug supply charges, Coolum Beach

Sunshine Coast police have charged two people over alleged drug trafficking offences, as part of an operation aimed at identifying and disrupting drug supply syndicates in the region.

On March 9, general duties police intercepted a Nissan Pulsar that was travelling along David Low Way in Coolum Beach, with two occupants inside.

Officers completed a roadside drug test of the driver, 30-year-old Landsborough man, who allegedly returned a positive result.

During a search of the vehicle, officers also allegedly located and seized quantities of cocaine, methylamphetamine, MDMA and cannabis.

The 30-year-old man was issued a Notice to Appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court on May 14, for three counts of possessing dangerous drugs, one count each of possessing anything used in commission of crime, possessing utensils, and driving while relevant drug is present in saliva.

Police further allege the passenger, a 26-year-old Landsborough woman, was also in possession of a quantity of cocaine and a set of scales.

She was issued a Notice to Appear in the Noosa Magistrates Court on April 2 for possessing dangerous drugs and possessing anything used in the commission of a crime.

Following extensive investigations, on Friday, May 17, police charged the woman with a further 52 offences, including 48 counts of supplying dangerous drugs (cocaine, methylamphetamine, MDMA and cannabis), and one count of trafficking dangerous drugs (cannabis).

She is due to appear at Maroochydore Magistrates Court on May 22.

Sergeant Joel Bryant said police are working tirelessly to stop the supply and movement of illicit drugs throughout the community.

He encourages anyone who notices any suspicious behaviour, to report it to police.

“Our community’s continued reporting of suspicious behaviour to Crime Stoppers, ensures those that seek to profit from peddling these poisons in our community, are apprehended, and held to account.”

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestoppersqld.com.au.

Quote these reference numbers: QP2400407873, QP2400407932, QP2400462079

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