Police are appealing for witnesses who saw a man drive through Shepparton with his baby daughter on his lap on Thursday.ESTELLE GRIEPINK April 26, 2014 4:18am
Shepparton police Acting Sergeant Shane Kervin said police stopped a Preston man, 36, on Goulburn Valley Fwy north of the Murchison turn-off about 2
‘‘We received five calls from Broadford through to Shepparton in relation to the man driving with a six-month-old on his lap,’’ Acting Sgt Kervin said.
‘‘The callers had concerns for the welfare of the child.’’
Acting Sgt Kervin said the man was taken into custody and interviewed before being released pending summons.
He is expected to be charged with conduct endangering life, dangerous driving and not using appropriate child restraints.
Acting Sgt Kervin said police were shocked with the man’s actions.
‘‘It’s incomprehensible that someone would put their own child at risk like that,’’ he said.
‘‘Unfortunately, he hasn’t really understood why he was taken into custody.’’
Acting Sgt Kervin said police were seeking other witnesses.
‘‘We would like further information from the public to help establish what other offences he may have committed,’’ he said.
The man was driving a dark BMW sedan northbound towards Shepparton and then southbound towards Melbourne between 10
Two Stanhope men were arrested after police executed warrants at a residential property on Friday last week.
Pete O’Neill and Abby Hicks are national champions at the completion of the 2015 Australian Barefoot Championships held last week.
Popular Tatura hairdresser Gabrielle Dodd and her English beau Daniel Coombs were married at Sacred Heart Church on Friday.
Echuca Community for the Aged will hold its second Aged Care Expo tomorrow.
When you are 16 and aiming for the sky you know there is a hard road to hoe. Eamonn Tiernan caught up with budding AFL prospect Joe Atley to find out what goes on inside the mind of a teenage rising star.
Local MP calls for community applications
A special event will take place at Pioneer Park on Sunday.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
Concerned Costerfield residents had the chance to voice their antimony health concerns last week after an independent facilitator was appointed.
More than 600 people enjoyed the Rumble in the Gums youth event on April 11 at the Cobram skate park.
Nationals locked in for 5 years
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
Emergency services are on scene of a two-car crash on the Midland Hwy, near Benalla. Two people have died. Traffic is being diverted.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.