Police in the Tatura region have had a busy few weeks over the Christmas period.January 10, 2013 12:02pm
A 15-year-old Tatura youth has been bailed to appear in the Children’s Court on January 25, following a number of incidents at a residence in Casey St, Tatura.
Sergeant Darryl Phillips said the youth faced three charges of threat to kill, three charges of threat of serious injury, unlawful assault, criminal damage and use of a communications device (phone) to send threatening messages, following incidents at the home on December 24 and 25.
Tatura police attended an accident involving a vehicle and tractor at the intersection of Merrigum Ardmona Rd and Davies Rd on December 29.
Leading Senior Constable Bill Hayes said the vehicle went through a give-way sign, colliding with the rear wheel of the tractor which rolled twice as a result of the impact.
He said the tractor driver was taken to Goulburn Valley Base Hospital for observation and later released.
On December 22, a 22-year-old Shepparton man was issued with two penalty notices, $563 for offensive behaviour and $563 for being drunk in a public place, after he was spotted in Hogan St by police.
Police are investigating the theft of two number plates from a vehicle.
Sgt Phillips said a car was involved in a single vehicle accident on Downer Rd on December 28.
He said when the owner returned to recover the vehicle on January 1, the number plates had been removed.
Business break in
Police are also investigating a burglary and attempted burglary.
Sgt Phillips said between 5
‘‘They then used bolt cutters to cut a lock on an adjoining building, removing another three jerry cans of diesel,’’ he said.
Burglar has a go
On December 23, there was an attempted burglary on a property in Pyke Rd, Tatura. Sgt Phillips said a neighbour noticed a person on a three-wheeled motorbike driving around before an alarm was activated.
‘‘The neighbour went to investigate and noticed an attempt had been made to jemmy open windows,’’ he said.
‘‘Police are seeking information on the attempted burglary and would particularly like to speak with the person on the blue three-wheeled motorbike, who is described as being about 20 years of age with dark hair.’’
A 23-year-old Tatura male received a penalty notice for $282 plus three demerit points for exceeding the speed limit on the Midland Hwy on December 28.
A 48-year-old Airport West man received a penalty notice for $282 for consuming intoxicating liquor as an accompanying licensed driver, when intercepted in Dhurringile Rd on December 30.
Hafizullah Mohaqiq was born in Afghanistan, spent periods living in Pakistan and Iran, before arriving in Shepparton two months ago.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The Fairley Leadership Program met in Tatura on Wednesday, exploring ‘Water and our catchment’ at Goulburn Murray Water.
Road authorities have made little progress to fixing Echuca’s most dangerous intersections.
Lockington Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Rally is on for the 18th time this weekend and there is something for everyone.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
A visit by Coliban Water to Heathcote last week provided residents with a chance to quiz staff about water and sewer services.
A new book, Men from the River Bends, honours Cobram-Barooga and district soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice after enlisting in World War 1.
Deniliquin bowler Dennis O'Keefe lost 25-19 in his bid for a quarter-final spot in the Victorian Singles Championships this week.
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.
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