CHARGES: Find out what's been happening around the region.
CHARGES: Find out what's been happening around the region. Kevin Farmer

CRIME WRAP: Have you seen hoons?


A child's bicycle was stolen from the bike racks at Yangan State School at the weekend and police are on the hunt for information in regards to its whereabouts.

Senior Constable Nathan Burnett said it was disappointing the bike had been taken.

The small, green BMX bike was taken sometime between Friday afternoon and Monday morning.

Snr-Constable Burnett said police were also appealing for information about hooning on Jack Smith Gully Rd at Swan Creek.

"Extensive” tyre marks have been observed on the road and police are seeking information from anyone who may have witnessed what occurred.

Anyone who has any information about the bike or hooning is encouraged to phone Policelink on 131 444 or Yangan Police on 4664 8220.


TWO men have been charged with drug offences after being pulled over by police on the New England Highway at Lyra.

A 22-year-old man was allegedly caught in possession of 21g of marijuana seeds as well as 6g of marijuana leaves and a bong.

A second 40-year-old man was allegedly in possession of 8g of cannabis and 1g of hash as well as a bong.

Both men were from the Gold Coast and travelling through Wallangarra when their vehicle was intercepted and searched by police on Tuesday.

They were each charged with one count each of possessing a dangerous drug and drug utensil.

They will appear at Stanthorpe Magistrates Court at a later date.