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Queensland man charged after goat theft probe in St George area

by Sheep Central, 11 May 2017

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A QUEENSLAND man has been charged with suspected goat stealing after an investigation in the Saint George area.

A post by Detective Sergeant Scott Jackson said Roma detectives from the Major and Organized Crime Squad (Rural) have concluded an investigation into the trespass, muster and stealing of goats in the Saint George area.

Detectives have been investigating the reported stealing of goats in the Saint George, Dirranbandi and Bollon areas of south-west Queensland.

Detectives have issued a 27-year-old Saint George man with a notice to appear at the Saint George Magistrates Court on June 13. The man has been charged with suspicion of stock stealing, fraud, and false and incomplete movement record. Police are still investigating other persons linked to the incident.

Any information relating to any suspicious behaviour, information regarding the activities of persons involved in stock theft can be reported to your local Major and Organised Crime Squad, or by telephoning Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24 hours a day.

Source: myPolice Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squad.

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