Macleay Island police arrest man for fuel siphoning

GOOD ADVICE: Macleay Island police have urged Southern Bay Moreton Island residents to lock their cars and remove valuables when parking in unsecured areas after a man was arrested for siphoning fuel.
GOOD ADVICE: Macleay Island police have urged Southern Bay Moreton Island residents to lock their cars and remove valuables when parking in unsecured areas after a man was arrested for siphoning fuel.

MACLEAY Island police have urged Southern Bay Moreton Island residents to lock their cars and remove valuables when parking in unsecured areas.

The advice has come after an 18-year-old was arrested on Tuesday, November 28 for allegedly siphoning fuel from a car parked near Macleay Island jetty.

The man was charged with stealing and wilful damage and is set to appear at Cleveland Magistrates Court on Wednesday, December 20.