Police issue warning to young drinkers

Goondiwindi Police have warned under-age drinkers that the price of sneaking a drink might be a bit stiff.

Police were called to a local hotel at 11.30pm on June 22. Staff informed police that a 17-year-old youth had used her older sister's licence to get inside the pub. Police spoke to the teenager. As a result she was issued with an infringement notice totaling $391 for falsely representing herself as over 18.

At 11.08am on June 22 Police were conducting patrols on Leichhardt Highway when they observed a vehicle traveling at 114km/hr in the 100km zone. The 38-year-old male driver was fined $261 and lost three demerit points.

At 1.10am on June 22, Police were conducting patrols in Marshall Street when they saw a man urinating in the street. The "intoxicated" 24-year-old from Goondiwindi was fined $261.

At 4pm on June 20 Police arrested a 37-year-old woman at her Marshall Street home. She was charged for failing to attend court on a bail undertaking. Due to her history, she was transported to Warwick where she was to attend the Warwick Magistrates Court.

On June 19 at 9.30am Police went to a house in Coolabah Court. They executed a search warrant and found a small quantity of cannabis and a glass bong. A 27-year-old man admitted to owning the drug related property. He entered a drug diversion program.

Police stopped a vehicle on the Inglewood-Texas Road on June 14. Police allege a 33-year-old Brookstead man was driving unlicensed. He will appear in the Inglewood Magistrates Court on August 8.

A 56-year-old Texas man reported missing on a rural property north of Texas on June 12 has been located deceased. Family members found the missing man on June 13. A report is being prepared for the coroner to identify a cause of death.