Official Statement from Queensland Police Service (QPS):
Murgon and Cherbourg police officers are presently engaged in Operation Pandora which has resulted in the apprehension of numerous offenders for a series of serious crimes ranging from Burglary to unlawful use of a motor vehicle. This operation will continue with our own and external resources as needed.
A particular focus will remain on Cherbourg and Murgon in relation to the use and distribution of dangerous drugs and driving while adversely affected or under the influence of dangerous drugs. Those that continue to engage in unlawful activity can expect a visit from QPS officers at any time.
If anyone in the Cherbourg community has knowledge of the distribution of dangerous drugs they are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000
Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council Supports Operation Pandora
20th October 2023
The Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council acknowledges and fully supports the ongoing efforts of the Queensland Police Service with their engagement in Operation Pandora. The apprehension of numerous individuals involved in crimes ranging from burglary to the unlawful use of a motor vehicle is commendable.
We recognise the hard work and dedication of our local police and liaison officers working to ensure the safety and security of our community. Their focus, particularly on the challenges posed by the use and distribution of dangerous drugs, is in line with our own commitment to creating a safer environment for all residents.
The council urges its community members to be partners in this mission for a safer Cherbourg. Residents aware of any illicit activities, especially those concerning dangerous drugs, should come forward. Your information, however small, might be the key to a safer neighbourhood.
We encourage everyone to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800333000 if they have relevant information. Together, we can ensure that Cherbourg stands as a model community, united against crime and focused on progress.