This  map reveals the crime hotspots across the South Burnett and Cherbourg between August 2018 and August 2019.
This map reveals the crime hotspots across the South Burnett and Cherbourg between August 2018 and August 2019. Queensland Police Service

Where the most crime is committed across the Burnett

KINGAROY is a hotspot for crime in the South Burnett.

This is according to Queensland Police Service data, which reveals Kingaroy was the location for 122 offences over the past month.

The main town is not only home to the South Burnett's main shopping centre, council chambers and hospital, but also had 48 drug offences between July 16 and August 16.

The majority of these recent offences occurred early morning before 8am and between Friday and Sunday.

More than 80 of these offences occurred in the town's CBD.

There were a total of 333 offences across the South Burnett and Cherbourg local government areas over the past month.

Drug offences account for the top crime, with 101 offences recorded.

There were also 15 unlawful entries and 25 assaults across the South Burnett.

Monday was the quietest day of the week for crime and 171 of the month's offences occurred between 6am and 2pm.

 

HOTSPOTS: Police data across the South Burnett and Cherbourg over the past month reveal Kingaroy, Murgon and Cherbourg recorded the most crime.
HOTSPOTS: Police data across the South Burnett and Cherbourg over the past month reveal Kingaroy, Murgon and Cherbourg recorded the most crime. Queensland Police Service

There were 49 offences in Murgon and 48 in Cherbourg in the month.

Offending was light in places like Wooroolin, Wattlecamp and Durong, with fewer than two offences.

There were 26 recorded in Nanango and 13 in Wondai.

The Kingaroy region accounted for more than a third of the offences in the South Burnett over the past year.

There were 4400 offences in the South Burnett and Cherbourg between August 16, 2018, and August 16, 2019.

More than 1450 of these occurred in Kingaroy, while 912 offences occurred in Murgon and 657 in Cherbourg.

Dangerous drugs remain the South Burnett's biggest recorded offence, with 898 cases recorded over the past year.

Theft is also a concern, with 660 offences recorded and 424 unlawful entry offences.

There were 122 breaches of the weapons act and 124 unlawful uses of a motor vehicle.