Sus­pect found in park

Townsville Bulletin - - NEWS - CHRIS McMAHON

A MAN who al­legedly went on a drug- fu­elled fort­night of crime has been ar­rested af­ter po­lice found him hid­ing in a Townsville park.

Early in­ves­ti­ga­tions sug­gest the 25- year- old Rail­way Es­tate man was in­volved in a num­ber of crimes across the city over a two- week pe­riod.

Po­lice have charged the man with 40 counts of breach­ing his bail con­di­tions, two out­stand­ing ar­rest war­rants, tres­pass, two counts of un­law­ful use of a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, bur­glary and pos­ses­sion of sus­pected dan­ger­ous drugs. The man could face fur­ther charges.

The Tac­ti­cal Crime Squad, along with the Dog Squad, tracked down the of­fender af­ter mem­bers of the pub­lic called po­lice af­ter spot­ting him wan­der­ing around Her­mit Park yes­ter­day morn­ing.

The 25- year- old is ex­pected to front Townsville Mag­is­trates Court this morn­ing.

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