Roundup of police news in the region - with Nagambie particularly busy.November 9, 2012 4:16am
Seymour police are seeking information regarding a fire in Redbank Rd just before midnight on October 25, when a Holden Commodore was set alight and completely destroyed.
It was later discovered the front number plate on the car was stolen from Sunshine earlier that evening. Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 5735
Crash and run
A Nagambie man aged in his mid 30s was arrested just after midnight on October 1, after earlier allegedly stealing a car from a Vine St driveway and crashing into a fence at the intersection of Goulburn and High Sts.
It is alleged the man fled the scene on foot, but was later arrested hiding in bushes near the crash site. He has been charged with numerous offences and bailed to appear in court in December.
Family duo nabbed
Another man in his late 30s has been spoken to regarding driving an unregistered car without a drivers licence and while over the alcohol limit after giving a evidentiary breath test of 0.113 per cent.
He was intercepted in Plain Rd, Nagambie, about 11
Pee Wee and TV stolen
Nagambie police are also seeking information about an unregistered Yamaha Pee Wee 50 motorcycle stolen from a carport in Shelton St, Avenel, overnight October 29. Also a self-storage shed in Vickers Rd, Nagambie, was entered after the thieves cut a hole in wire boundary fence and cut the padlock of the storage shed door. The shed was rummaged through, but only a television was stolen overnight October 28 or the next day.
Break in and damage
Broadford police are investigating a break in at a shed in Govett St some time during October 29. Property stolen included a McCulloch ride-on mower, a CIG Welder, whipper snipper and other sundry tools.
Investigators believe the thieves may have possibly making some sort of noise as part of the wall was cut to gain entry.
Ethiopian student speeding
Seymour Highway Patrol intercepted a Hyundai sedan on the Hume Fwy, near Seymour, about 5.30
The driver, a student from Ethiopia studying in Melbourne, was returning from interstate after just buying the car.
The car was impounded for 30 days with more than $1000 in towing and storage fees, which was more than was paid for the car. The driver is now also facing court for exceeding the speed limit.
A Seymour man aged in his mid 20s has been charged with cultivating cannabis after police were called to a Wall St house following reports of a domestic dispute. While at the house about 20 small cannabis plants were seen growing in pots in the backyard. He is due to appear in court in December.
The fire in the Creightons Creek region, south of Euroa, is continuing to burn today and the CFA is warning residents to be cautious of falling trees.
Mulwala’s own motor racing sensation Steve ‘Harro’ Harrison has won the 2014 Victorian Super Tin Tops Championship.
St Augustines College, Kyabram, has won the inaugural School’s Sustainability Cup for 2014, beating several Melbourne schools.
Multiple fires on the Northern Hwy, Echuca are now being listed as under control by CFA. However, traffic diversions remain between Echuca and Rochester.
Four people, including a father and his two children, were fined more than $18,000 for their role in an alcohol-fuelled brawl at a Lockington party earlier this year which ended in a teenager beaten up and forced into a dog cage.
New faces for Girgarre FNC
A time to include late loved ones in the spirit of the season.
Firefighters were able to save a Finley property's buildings after a large stack of hay bales went up in flames on Monday.
Eppalock Primary School has gone global.
Scout Group hopes to raise funds for World Scout Jamboree through novel 24-hour endurance test.
Forest tour only way to understand impact.
Fodder depots have been set up in Euroa and Thoona for farmers hit by the recent fires.
The rail tracks are in such disrepear V/Line is having to close the buffet car between Euroa and Seymour due to health and safety concerns to hospitality staff.
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