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Queensland officer gave daughter ‘police escort’ to evade Covid restrictions at NSW border

Robert William Eickenloff claimed the woman’s paperwork was ‘all good’ as they crossed a checkpoint

A Queensland police officer has admitted to escorting his daughter across the state’s border illegally when travel was restricted during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Robert William Eickenloff, who has since left the police service, was on duty as a senior constable with the road policing command when he rode his motorcycle into New South Wales to accompany his only child across the border at Tweed Heads-Coolangatta in September last year, a Brisbane court was told on Thursday.

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