Teenager charged after taxi windscreen is smashed

A BRACKEN Ridge man has been charged with wilful damage after the windscreen on a taxi was shattered at Birkdale.

Police will allege the 18-year-old was a passenger in the taxi from Brisbane to Raymond Street, Birkdale, arriving about 5.15am on April 17.

The passengers allegedly argued with the driver about the $60.60 taxi fare.

The man allegedly punched the windscreen and hit it with his elbow during the altercation.

Alexandra Hills


A 44-year-old woman from Alexandra Hills was charged with high-range drink-driving after she was stopped at Greenlea Street about 10.45pm on April 16.

Police said they will allege the woman blew 0.174 in a random breath test.



A window at the after-care facility at Coolnwynpin State School was smashed between April 13 and 17.

Police said a filing cabinet was damaged but nothing appeared to have been stolen.

Miniature toy hobby items were stolen from a shop in Redland Bay Road between 9pm on April 13 and 9am on April 15.

Police said offenders gained entry by smashing a glass panel at the front of the store.


Attempted break-in

An attempt was made to break into the Save the Children store in Queen Street on the Easter long weekend.

Police said donations at the back of the store were rummaged through and someone smashed a window, but were unsuccessful in getting into the shop.

Wellington Point


A break-in was discovered at a house in Frederick Street after police found identification belonging to a Wellington Point resident near a burnt out car at Caboolture.

Police contacted the resident, who was away at the time, and later found that her house had been broken into.

The burglary had occurred between April 11 and 17.