ATM theft charges, Central Queensland

Police have charged a man following the alleged theft of cash and an automatic teller machine (ATM) in Central Queensland.

Gladstone and Longreach detectives arrested the 35-year-old West Gladstone man for the alleged theft of a Jericho ATM overnight on August 21, and the theft of money from an Alpha ATM and the attempted stealing of an ATM at Bargara, between September 14 and 15.

The man is facing 36 charges including fraud, wilful damage, unlawful possession of weapons, stealing, possessing drugs and drug utensils, dangerous operation of a vehicle, unlicensed driving, evading police, entering a premises to commit an indictable offence and receiving tainted property.

He is due to appear at Gladstone Magistrates Court today (October 8).

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who can provide further information in relation to any these offences.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at or call 131 444.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, via 24hrs per day or call 1800 333 000.

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