OPERATION JABBAH: Police restrain a man on Bourbong St earlier this month.
OPERATION JABBAH: Police restrain a man on Bourbong St earlier this month. Eliza Goetze

Irresponsible drinking: police charge drunk offenders

BUNDABERG Police are continuing a focus on alcohol-fuelled violence, releasing a list of offences over the weekend.

The work follows the launch of Operation Jabbah this month, aimed at encouraging responsible service of alcohol and discouraging anti-social behaviour.

More than 20 people were charged over that weekend, May 14-15.

Saturday, May 21

• Crofton Street, Bundaberg Central: A 16-year-old Bundaberg South young person was charged with one count each of commit public nuisance and assault or obstruct police officer in public place whilst adversely affected by intoxicating substance. The young person will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act 1992.

• Targo and Tantitha Streets, Bundaberg: A 20-year-old Banyo man was charged with one count of unregulated high-risk activities. The man is scheduled to appear in Bundaberg Magistrates Court on June 17.

Sunday, May 22

• Queen Street, Cordalba: A 27-year-old Cordalba woman was charged with one count of fail to leave a licensed premises. The woman is scheduled to appear in Childers Magistrates Court on May 27.

• Bourbong Street, Bundaberg Central: A 41-year-old Avenell Heights man was charged with one count of being intoxicated in a public place. The man is scheduled to appear in Bundaberg Magistrates Court on May 23.

• Tantitha Street, Bundaberg Central: A 35-year-old Bargara woman was issued an Initial Police Banning Notice. The woman is prohibited from entering or remaining in a public place located in the Bundaberg Safe Night Precinct until June 1.

• Targo Street, Bundaberg Central: A 28-year-old Innes Park man was issued an Infringement Notice for public nuisance - violent behaviour in/near a licensed premises. Consequence:  $706. The man was also issued an Initial Police Banning Notice.

• Targo Street, Bundaberg Central: A 32-year-old Broadbeach man was charged with one count of Contravene Police Banning Notice. The man is scheduled to appear in Bundaberg Magistrates Court on June 17.



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